Testimonials

Wynn – Las Vegas, NV
President and Chief Operating Officer

“Dan Lesser tells it like it is. Sometimes it is not what I want to hear but I am grateful for his knowledge and integrity. If you are looking for the “real answer,” Dan and his LWHA colleagues are the go to team.”

Fred Branovan - President and Chief Operating Officer
FFC Capital
Partner/Chair Hospitality Industry Team

“These guys get it! They are practical, smart, and efficient and have a deep understanding of the hospitality industry. I find them to be a pleasure to work with.”

Clifford J. Risman, Esq. - Partner/Chair Hospitality Industry Team
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
President and Chief Executive Officer

“I know Dan Lesser since before he started to shave. He is a smart hotel real estate guy who I have relied upon on many occasions to either validate or disprove opportunities. Dan and his colleagues at LW Hospitality Advisors are pros at what they do.”

Marty Collins - President and Chief Executive Officer
Gatehouse Capital
Partner

"I have worked with many counselors over the years and consider Dan Lesser to be one of the most insightful and strategic advisors in the hotel business. Dan has effectively challenged our thinking and helped us better analyze our business insights and performance. I would highly recommend Dan Lesser to anyone making tough tactical decisions to grow their enterprise."

Thomas Prins - Partner
Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, LLC
Senior Vice President

“I would like to thank Dan Lesser and Evan Weiss for all of their advice and guidance over the years. Their ability to analyze almost any kind of market and provide insight to us is impeccable. Hands down, they are just great at what they do.”

Rabinder Pal Singh - Senior Vice President
Hampshire Hotels & Resorts
Executive Vice President Hotel & Casinos

“I have known and respected Dan Lesser for virtually all of my 25+ years in the industry. His quarterly reports on Hotel sales activity and his analysis derived from those sales are first-rate; he is experience in all things “valuation” and has an intuitive sense of hotels and markets. More important, I have found him to be a reliable and a trustworthy man of principle, and I am proud to call him a friend."

Michael Shindler - Executive Vice President Hotel & Casinos
Hard Rock International
Founder and Chairman

“As a former Cornell classmate, friend, and advisor I have witnessed Dan Lesser’s maturation in this great business of ours. His knowledge, experience, and professionalism are simply unparalleled, and I have always counted on his sincere advice and opinions.”

Gary Mendell - Founder and Chairman
HEI Hotels & Resorts
Senior Vice President, Global Head – Business & Investment Analysis

“I am privileged to have worked with Dan Lesser and have turned to him for many years for his cutting edge hotel market knowledge and expertise. Not only can I say that Dan is one of most talented and sought after professionals in the hospitality industry, but he is also a dear friend who I know that I can always rely on.”

Dexter Wood - Senior Vice President, Global Head – Business & Investment Analysis
Hilton Hotels Worldwide
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

“Those in the know, know who to turn to when they need one of the best experts in the industry: I am privileged to have worked years ago with Dan Lesser at Cushman & Wakefield, and know firsthand of his keen insights, skills, and ability to advise on all variations of hotel related matters.”

Kevin Jacobs - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Hilton Worldwide
Director, Acquisitions

“Deciding which hotel investment opportunities to pursue requires a great deal of preparation, research, and expertise. Dan Lesser and Evan Weiss are the folks to turn to for top-notch feasibility studies, market analysis and valuation services to make the best hotel business decisions possible."

Matthew Schreiber - Director, Acquisitions
Host Hotels & Resorts
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