Anne R. Lloyd-Jones, MAI, CRE is Managing Director of the New York office of HVS. Since joining HVS in 1982, Anne has provided consulting and appraisal services to over 5,000 hotels. She is responsible for the sale, supervision, and administration of over 200 appraisal and consulting assignments annually. Anne’s areas of expertise include market studies, feasibility analyses, and appraisals. She is also an expert in the valuation of management companies, franchise companies and brands; the negotiation and valuation of management contracts; spas; and conference centers. She has appeared as an expert witness on numerous occasions, providing testimony and litigation support on matters involving bankruptcy proceedings, civil litigation, and arbitration. Anne received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Swarthmore College and a Master of Professional Studies from the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University. She holds the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and the CRE designation from the Counselors of Real Estate.