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Jon, Andrew, Matt and Dan discuss helping clients navigate through the hotels and hospitality industry to make good business decisions during this time.

Andrew Coleman, Senior Managing Director
Head of Berkadia’s Hotels and Hospitality Group and as Co-Head of the DC Metro Mortgage Banking Practice
Andrew Coleman is widely regarded as one of the most respected and innovative hospitality finance veterans in the industry

Mr. Coleman serves in a dual role as head of Berkadia’s Hotels and Hospitality group and as co-head of the DC Metro mortgage banking practice.

Mr. Coleman has spent over 25 years in various sectors of the hospitality industry and is well known for his creative and forward thinking approach to the business. Sensing a frustration in the industry, Mr. Coleman has implemented a full “Team Approach” model to the Berkadia Hotels and Hospitality practice. Mr Coleman believes every client should be presented with a suite of trusted expert advisers in the mortgage banking, Equity, investment sales, consulting, servicing and asset management sectors of their business.

Matt Raptosh, Director of Mortgage Banking
Matt Raptosh is a Director specializing in Commercial and Industrial (C&I) and Commercial Real Estate (CRE) financial services, strategy consulting, asset management and project execution for the Berkadia Hospitality Mortgage Banking Group.

Prior to joining Berkadia, Matt served as a Regional Vice President with CNB Bank and prior to that as a Director with Shaner Hospitality Finance in State College, Pennsylvania. Matt’s broad experience and education has resulted in a wide range of specialties including Acquisition Due Diligence, Financial Analysis, UW & Financial Modeling, Six Sigma / Strategy Consulting, as well as Commercial Real Estate Finance for the construction, healthcare, hospitality, office and retail sectors. Matt attended the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Pennsylvania and Saint Francis University where his major fields of study were Accounting and Marketing.

Dan Hawkins, Hotels & Hospitality – Senior Director
Dan Hawkins is a Senior Director specializing in investment sales for the Berkadia Hotels & Hospitality Group.

Prior to joining Berkadia, Dan was with CBRE where he worked as a Senior Financial Analyst conducting financial modeling on a broad spectrum of hotel assets and portfolios, including all segments of the industry that totaled more than $1.5 billion. Prior to joining CBRE, Dan worked for The Donohoe Companies, where he assisted senior leadership within their hospitality division in the management of $150 million in hotel revenue, underwriting new hotel projects and lead several major PIPs. Dan was actively involved during this time serving on both IHG’s Emerging Leaders Executive Council and the Washington D.C. Southwest Business Improvement District’s Board of Directors. Prior to his time at Donohoe, Dan worked at StonebridgeCarras where he assisted leadership with multi-use development projects in the preconstruction phase and was critical in the disposition of several thousands of acres of land assets for an institutional client. Dan attended the University of Maryland at College Park and is graduate of Georgetown University’s Masters of Hospitality Management program where he specialized in development and asset management.

*E – explicit language may be used in this podcast.