Lawrence Britvan

Vice Chairman, Hotels Debt & Structured Finance

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Lawrence Britvan is President and Vice Chairman of CBRE’s Institutional Hotels Debt & Structured Finance team. In this role, Lawrence oversees an industry-leading team in the advisory, origination and placement of debt and equity transactions for the world’s leading hotel owners, investors and developers.

With more than 30 years of Wall Street, legal and commercial real estate experience, Lawrence leverages a depth of knowledge to navigate complex finance transactions. Over the course of his career, Lawrence has represented clients on over $60 billion of transactions, most recently originating more than $6.5 billion in 2022.

Prior to joining CBRE in 2022, Lawrence served as Group Head of Capital Markets for Hodges Ward Elliott since founding the group in 2016. Prior to that, he was a member of the senior management team at CCRE and previously worked in the real estate finance team at Credit Suisse. He began his career in the industry as an attorney advising on real estate financing matters.