Michael Cummings, MAI, ISHC

Mid-Atlantic Division | Norfolk, VA

Senior Vice President

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150 Granby Street
Suite 150
Norfolk, VA 23510

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Mr. Michael Cummings, MAI, ISHC, is a Senior Vice President and Divisional Leader within the CBRE Hotels Advisory platform. Mr. Cummings has been active in the real estate industry since 1993 and will be leading our hotel valuation and advisory services practice in the Mid-Atlantic Division. Mr. Cummings has completed over six hundred going concern hotel appraisals and consulting assignments in the last 36 months.

Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Cummings worked as a principal and managing director for Horwath HTL overseeing the United States, Mexico and Caribbean. He had also held the position of principal of the Norfolk office of Hotel & Club Associates where his primary focus was valuation and advisory services.


  • Bachelor of Science Business Administration Finance, Old Dominion University
  • Advance Hotel Investments, Cornell University – School of Hotel Administration

Pro Affiliations / Accreditations

  • MAI Designation – Appraisal Institute (Certificate #11794)
  • ISHC – International Society of Hospitality Consultants

Professional Activities

  • Associates Member Guidance Subcommittee – National 2002, 2003
  • Board of Directors – Hampton Roads Chapter 2005-2008
  • President – Hampton Roads Chapter 2009
  • Leadership Development and Advisory Council – 2003, 2005-2006
  • Discussion Leader – LDAC 2007
  • Admissions and Designation Qualifications Committee Member – 2008-2010
  • Vice-Chair – Admissions and Designation Qualifications Committee 2011
  • Education Committee Member – 2012-2013
  • E-Demo Advisor
  • Demonstration Report Grader
  • International Relations Committee Member – 2022-2023


  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, GA IL, KY, LA, MD, MS, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, DC.