Preston Puleo, MAI, is a Director with the HVS hotel consulting and valuation office in Boston and a state certified general appraiser. He works on hotel assignments in lodging markets throughout New England and the New York-New Jersey region. These assets range from boutiques to brand-name, full-service hotels, both existing and proposed. Before joining HVS, Preston worked as an associate with a hotel asset management firm in Providence, Rhode Island. His prior hospitality experience also includes internships at resorts and country clubs in Georgia and North Carolina. Preston graduated with honors from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration. Preston is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute.