Drew Noecker is a Managing Director of HVS’ new Investment Advisory and Brokerage Services platform. Drew has participated in hundreds of hotel transactions across the United States, with total aggregate values of over $2.5 billion. He has been in hotel acquisitions and capital markets for over 15 years. His experience and relationships with hotel owners of all classes and sizes – ranging from branded select-service and extended-stay hotels to independent resort properties – give 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, with an aggregate value of over $700,000,000. During his time with CBRE, Drew was involved in all elements of the brokerage process. 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 the publicly-traded REIT. These 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 offer 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).