NEHR’s real estate advisors bring an extensive and comprehensive background of hotel real estate, backed by a team of industry analysts, marketing specialists, copywriters, and designers prepared to evaluate and professionally present your property.
Patrick “JP” Ford, CHB, ISHC
Senior Vice President
As Senior Vice President, JP leads all strategic initiatives for New England Hotel Realty. He is recognized as a leading industry real estate advisory specialist with nearly 30 years of experience providing disposition, acquisition and real estate consulting services.
He is a speaker at some of the leading hotel investment conferences including: the Lodging Conference, the North America Hotel Investment Conference (NATHIC) and the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA) Conference. He also regularly contributes to several lodging real estate publications, such as the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Lodging Magazine, the IHIF Newsletter, and the New England Real Estate Journal (NEREJ).
JP also chairs the committee responsible for gathering nominations and selecting the finalists for the America’s Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) “Development of the Year” award, which recognizes the most outstanding achievement in hotel construction and design in the country.
JP is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and is a Certified Hotel Broker (CHB). He has been honored as Broker of the Year by Hotel Brokers International (HBI), and on multiple occasions has been named Top Salesperson for the New England and Mid-Atlantic Region.
Director of Real Estate Business Development
As a Director of Real Estate Business Development, Shane brings an extensive and comprehensive knowledge of both transactional and consultative real estate to New England Hotel Realty. He has over 15 years of experience effectively representing sellers throughout the Northeast and is a trusted real estate advisor to many investment groups as well as individual investors.
Shane can assist those thinking about selling, by providing a customized suite of market-based analytical reports for their decision-making. He will also provide a complimentary opinion of value estimating what your hotel might bring in today’s marketplace and assist in developing a strategic disposition plan. Shane will introduce your investment opportunity to NEHR’s roster of New England and Mid-Atlantic investors.
Shane also assists those looking to purchase a hospitality investment property by presenting NEHR’s extensive roster of hotels available for sale, or in locating additional properties that fulfill a buyer’s exact specifications.