Opportunistic Investing in High Quality Lodging Properties w. Jon Bortz, Chairman & CEO of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust

- Online Zoom Conference

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Jon Bortz
Chairman, CEO & President at Pebblebrook Hotel Trust

Mr. Bortz has served as our Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer since our formation in October 2009. Mr. Bortz served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Trustee of LaSalle Hotel Properties, a publicly traded hotel REIT, from its formation in April 1998 until his retirement in September 2009.

In addition, Mr. Bortz served as Chairman of the Board of LaSalle Hotel Properties from January 1, 2001 until his retirement. Prior to forming LaSalle Hotel Properties, Mr. Bortz founded the Hotel Investment Group of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated in January 1994 and as its President oversaw all of Jones Lang LaSalle’s hotel investment and development activities. From January 1995 to April 1998, as Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Investment Advisory Division, he was also responsible for certain East Coast development projects. From January 1990 to 1995, he was a Senior Vice President of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Investment Division, with responsibility for East Coast development projects and workouts. Mr. Bortz joined Jones Lang LaSalle in 1981. He is a current member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, or NAREIT, and serves on the board of trustees of Federal Realty Investment Trust. Mr. Bortz holds a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Among other qualifications, Mr. Bortz brings to the Board of Trustees executive leadership experience, including his long and distinguished career as chairman and chief executive of a publicly traded REIT in the lodging industry, along with extensive experience in hotel asset management and development.



Online Zoom Conference


Please join YJP for another installment of our virtual Mentorship with Real Estate Leaders series.

We are excited to welcome Jon Bortz. This session will be an opportunity to connect with an intimate group of young rising stars in the industry, as we convene on January 11th for a candid conversation with Jon. Make sure to bring your questions, to connect with Jon and grow your network.

This session will included around 25 young professionals.

For inquiries on this session, upcoming real estate opportunities, or membership, please email: ariel.milewicz@yjpnewyork.com

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