Brandon J. Feighner

West Division | Los Angeles, CA

Executive Vice President

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Brandon Feighner is an Executive Vice President, Practice Leader in the West Division practice with CBRE Hotels Valuation & Advisory, a part of CBRE, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), the World’s largest real estate services company. He assists in managing the Los Angeles office. With nearly two decades of professional experience in the hospitality industry, Brandon offers expertise in strategic asset advisory assignments, acquisition and disposition due diligence, market and economic feasibility studies, complex asset and business valuation assignments, economic impact studies, litigation support, property tax appeals, and development and operational planning. His consulting engagements cover all asset types including hotels, resorts, golf courses, conference centers, condominium hotels, and the shared-ownership industry.

Mr. Feighner holds a Bachelor's of Science degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona’s Collins College of Hospitality Management, graduating magna cum laude in 2005. He has spoken at industry events in the region, and is regularly quoted in local and national media on hospitality and tourism topics. Brandon is a member of various professional and community organizations, including currently serving as Treasurer of the Collins Hospitality Society Alumni Board of the Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona.

Prior to joining CBRE Hotels, Mr. Feighner worked for Hilton Hotels in Huntington Beach and Costa Mesa. He is a frequent guest lecturer at university-level hotel school programs and related industry events. Brandon is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and is regularly quoted in industry publications and in the general press.


  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Bachelor of Science - Collins College of Hospitality Management

Pro Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Treasurer, Collins Hospitality Society
  • Member, Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals
  • Guest speaker at various industry seminars

Professional Activities

  • Guest speaker at various industry seminars

Areas of Expertise

Economic, financial, and operational analysis and organizational and general consulting for the hospitality and related service industries; economic analysis, market demand studies and development consulting for all phases of the real estate industry; litigation support, general business planning, and valuation services.

Significant Assignments

  • Prepared an appraisal of a major REIT’s ownership interest in a 23-hotel real estate portfolio, estimated to have an equity value of $1.7 billion
  • Annual preparation of the Southern California Lodging Forecast prepared for hotel owners, investors, property level executives covering more than 60 individual submarkets and nearly 180,000 hotel rooms through the region
  • Management and appraisal of a nationwide 22-property portfolio for Morgan Stanley Bank, N.A., that was valued in excess of $650 million
  • Developed a forecast of lodging tax revenues for the Anaheim Convention Center that will be available to fund the expansion of the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California
  • Served as consultant and financial advisor to the City of Los Angeles of numerous proposed billion dollar hotel and mixed-use developments including the 1,001-room JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton L.A. Live convention center headquarters hotel and the redevelopment of the former Wilshire Grand site to a 900-room InterContinental Hotel
  • Provided twice-annual valuations for the Government Investment Corporation (GIC) of Singapore on the Grand Wailea Resort, Arizona Biltmore, and La Quinta Resort & Spa with total asset values of approximately $1.5 billion
  • Principal consultant retained on an annual basis by the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board to audit all citywide convention activity for the purpose of determining the fiscal impact to the City and overall room nights generated
  • Valued literally hundreds of hotels and resorts located through the United States, including multiple hotel portfolios ranging between 10 and 50 assets
  • Completed literally hundreds of market and economic feasibility studies for hotels across all chain scales and located throughout the United States