Drew Noecker is a Managing Director and Co-Head of the HVS Brokerage & Advisory Divsion. He has participated in hundreds of hotel transactions across the United States, at over $2.5 billion in total aggregate value. Drew has worked with hotel owners of all classes and sizes, ranging from branded select-service and extended-stay hotels to independent and luxury resort properties, giving him a nuanced understanding of optimizing transactions. Prior to joining HVS, Drew spent five years as a Vice President with CBRE Hotels, during which time he worked to execute transactions nationwide at an aggregate value of over $700,000,000. Before CBRE, as the Director of Finance at Winston Hotels, Drew was involved in mezzanine debt and acquisition transactions with total consideration of over $1.8 billion, including the disposition of a publicly traded REIT; transactions included full-service hotels, select-service hotels, extended-stay hotels, resorts, and world-renowned boutique hotels. His background in hospitality finance and acquisitions enables him to understand all elements of a transaction and provide insight into disposition and financing opportunities. Prior to his tenure with Winston, Drew worked in the Boston-based Consumer Products Investment Banking Division of Advest Group Inc., where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and public stock offerings. Drew is a 2003 graduate, with Distinction, of The School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University. He is also active in the Cornell Hotel Society and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).