WASHINGTON—CHMWarnick has named Craig A. Mason (CHAM) as EVP; he will establish the company’s Washington, DC area office.
“Craig is a highly respected industry executive with impeccable credentials, including the coveted CHAM (Certified Hospitality Asset Manager) designation, an impressive track record in creating asset value and a welcome addition to our leadership team,” said Chad Crandell, CEO and managing director of CHMWarnick.
“The opportunity to establish an on-the-ground presence in Washington, DC, will further enhance our ability to service clients on the eastern seaboard and beyond. More importantly, we view Craig as a strategic addition. He is one of the best and most experienced in the business, and further enhances our ability to provide our clients with the highest level of expertise and access to strategic industry relationships, regardless of property location. With his deep knowledge, industry involvement, entrepreneurial style and proven ability to create value for owners, Craig is the ideal candidate to join the senior ranks of our team. Having asset managed more than 100 hotels in different markets and across multiple brands, operators and property types, he has an exceptionally strong background to support and drive value for our hotel investment clients.”
With more than 20 years of upper-upscale and luxury hotel asset management experience, Mason most recently was SVP of asset management for Host Hotels & Resorts, where he served on the senior leadership team for 15 years. In 2017, he led the company’s asset management division, overseeing 110 properties covering the U.S., Canada, Europe, Latin America and South America across 21 brands.