BOSTON, MA – January 26, 2021 – Berkadia today announced the addition of Managing Director Denny Meikleham to its Hotels & Hospitality platform, based out of Boston, Massachusetts. Denny will report to Senior Managing Director, and Head of Hotels & Hospitality, Andrew Coleman.
“2020 was a challenging year for the hotels market, but we’re hopeful that 2021 will see a steady hotel market recovery,” said Coleman. “More than ever, we need trusted, experienced teammates to help our clients navigate the road ahead, which is why we’re thrilled to add Denny to our team. He’s a trailblazer in the hotels industry and has over 35 years of experience. His skills and expertise will be invaluable to our team and our clients, in the Northeast and nationally, to capitalize on opportunities in the year, and years, ahead.”
“I’m extremely eager to join Berkadia’s Hotels team, which is one of the most experienced and trusted teams in the business,” said Meikleham. “I’m optimistic about the hotel industry in 2021, as vaccines get more widely distributed and the new normal of travel patterns begin to emerge, and excited for the opportunities that lay ahead as lenders re-enter the lodging space and activity returns to the market.”
Meikleham joins Berkadia from JLL where he served as a managing director. He was primarily responsible for institutional-grade hotel and resort investment sales, as well as hotel development sales. Prior to JLL, Meikleham worked at HFF as well as owned his own real estate brokerage firms, Pinnacle Realty Investments, which specialized in hotel sales and development opportunities.
Berkadia’s Hotels & Hospitality platform combines best-in-industry innovation, knowledge and experience with the most comprehensive suite of products and services, backed by relentless customer service and support to empower clients to capitalize on the right opportunities at the greatest value. The group serves clients across the country, offering a full set of advisory, investment sales, underwriting and loan origination services and products including Life Company, Proprietary Bridge Lending and Capital Markets Advisory Services.