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Brendan Collins

Senior Associate
Denver, CO

Phone: 303-267-0057 x 112
Email:  [email protected]


  • HREC Investment Advisors - Denver, Colorado - October 2018 to present - Senior Associate

  • Choice Hotels International - Rockville, Maryland - May 2017 to October 2018 - Franchise Development Associate/Upscale Brands

    • Manage the strategic growth and development of the Ascend Hotel Collection and Cambria Hotels; while bringing brand recognition and distrubution to the upscale portfolio with Choice Hotels

    • Identify hotel conversion and new construcion opportunties in key markets, evaluating conversion PIP costs and negotiating franchise contracts 

    • Create and maintain productive relationships with current and potential franchisees, developers, brokers, lenders, architects and vendors

  • O'Connell Hospitality Group, LLC - Danvers, Massachusetts - May 2016 to August 2016 - Real Estate Investment Sales Intern

    • Analyzed hotel profit and loss statements, STR reports and balance sheets

    • Assisted in the preparation of Investment Offering Memorandums and Brokerage Opinion of Values

    • Developed hotel property valuations using discounted cash flow analysis (DCF), equity IRR analysis and comparable sales analysis

    • Participated in regular on-site property reviews, identifying issues and areas of opportunities 

    • Gathered and evaluated economic demand generators and market analysis


Isenberg School of Management - University of Massachusetts Amherst
Double Major:  Economics and Hospitality Business - 2017

Cornell University Certification Program - Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management


Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - Massachusetts Board of Registration

ARGUS Enterprise Certification - 2017

  • ARGUS Enterprise brings together three industry-standard valuation and asset management solutions into one powerful platform:  ARGUS Valuation DCF, ARGUS Valuation Capitalisation and ARGUS Asset Management 


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