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Brylynn Smith’s CBRE career began in June of 2022 after graduating from the Payne School of Hospitality at San Diego State University. Her work and experience with student organizations have contributed to Brylynn’s knowledge in her current position as she learns more about hotel advisory. Brylynn has experience with feasibility studies including market analysis and demand studies, as well as RFP for Developers, Brands, and/or Management Company Selection. Brylynn is currently working as a Consultant in the CBRE Hotels Valuation & Advisory East Division while being stationed in Washington, D.C. Brylynn is also undergoing training for a real estate appraisal license.


  • Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management with an emphasis in hotels from San Diego State University

Pro Affiliations / Accreditations

  • CBRE Black Excellence (Employee Resource Group)


While at San Diego State University, Ms. Smith received an award of excellence upon graduation for her commitment to student organizations and improving the hospitality department. She also participated in a highly sought after program for young hoteliers, in which her and her teammate won second place for their hotel pitch.

Significant Assignments

  • Bank of East Asia
    1030 W Katella Ave, Orange County, CA
    618 Rooms
  • DCSG Three Thousand West, LLC
    3000 West Chapman Ave, Orange County, CA
    Market Study
    305 Rooms
  • Vintage Trust
    90 Pacific, Irvine, CA
    252 Rooms
  • Michigan Central Station
    2001 15th St, Detroit, MI
    Advisory / Consulting
    100+ Rooms