Jake Pietras is an Associate Director for DC Metro Investment Sales– a full-service vertical within Berkadia’s national Hotels and Hospitality platform. Since joining Berkadia in October 2019, he has successfully worked on more than $455 million of closed hotel transactions, spanning full-service, select-service, and resort-style offerings, in addition to assisting Jefferies Financial Group (Berkadia parent company) with buyside advisory services.

Jake earned a Cum Laude distinction as a graduate with a dual degree in Finance & Risk Management and Insurance at the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business.

Education & Certifications

  • BBA, Finance | University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business
  • BBA, Risk Management & Insurance | University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business

Industry Specialization & Skills

  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson – State of Maryland
  • Investment Sales
  • Buyside Advisory
  • Valuation
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