Bruce Blum '82
Founder and President at Liberty Hotel Advisors, LLC
Mr. Blum offers 30 years’ principal-oriented hotel experience including ten years at The Chartres Lodging Group, LLC, a leading hotel private equity firm that is among the largest US based ownership groups with its portfolio of luxury and upscale hotels throughout the US and Japan. There, as Partner, he was instrumental in its aggressive portfolio growth, capital raising, asset management and advisory activities and served as Managing Partner of Kokua Hospitality, LLC, its property management affiliate. Prior to Chartres Lodging’s formation, he served as CEO of Doral Hotels & Resorts and as President for three years. Mr. Blum graduated from the Florida International University School of Hospitality & Tourism Management with honors; he was awarded the FIU Medallion by its Board of Trustees for exemplary professional and civic endeavors, serves on its Advisory Board and is Task Force Leader, Real Estate Master’s Program Development. He also is a member of the GFI Capital Investment Committee and New York Hospitality Council.