Company Overview

Michael D. Armstrong

Principal (HREC Investment Advisors - San Diego)

San Diego, CA

Email:  [email protected]
Phone:  760-931-5606


  • HREC Investment Advisors® - Principal - Brokerage and investment banking company providing services exclusively to the hospitality industry. 

  • Neptune Hospitality Advisors - Founder/President - Headquartered in San Diego, with a an office in Dallas, TX

    • Neptune provided a full spectrum of capital advisory services including mortgage brokerage, joint venture capital raising, property sales and asset advisory services to the hospitality industry. 

    • Neptune completed  over $1.5 billion in real estate sales, financing and valuations from 2001 - 2008. 

  • Insignia/Hotel Partners - Senior Managing Director - Hospitality brokerage practice at Insignia/ESG Hotel Partners in Newport Beach, CA. 

    • Consistently among the firm's top producers

    • In 1995 awarded 'Deal of the Year' for the largest single transaction

    • In 1996 was runner-up for 'Broker of the Year' based on transaction volume

  • Metro Hotels - Vice President of Development - Dallas-based Metro Hotels and Miami-based Carnival Hotels, Resorts & Casinos 

    • Added new hotels to their national property portfolio through third-party management contracts and acquisitions with institutional and private investors.


University of North Texas - Denton, Texas
      Bachelor of Business Administration ~ Real Estate and Finance

Professional Memberships and Licenses

Real Estate Broker - State of California
Member of the Mortgage Bankers Association - MBA
Member of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association- AAHOA

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