Author Bio
HNN columnist

Nina Kleiman is an executive vice president at hotelAVE, and leverages her 25 years of experience in lodging asset management, operations, acquisitions and consulting to develop and execute strategies to maximize owners’ investment objectives. Her asset management experience is based on success working with a wide array of hotels from luxury to midscale, both domestically as well as in the Caribbean and Mexico. Her prior experience encompasses a variety of lodging companies including LaSalle Hotel Properties, Westmont Hospitality Group and InterContinental Hotels Group, where she headed the company’s Investment Analysis team. At Lehman Brothers, she was a lead lodging and gaming analyst and at Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC), performed acquisition analyses, feasibility studies, and appraisals of individual hotels as well as portfolios in the United States, Caribbean, and Latin America. She also consulted for the Hudson Group, providing hotel due diligence for lenders acquiring or refinancing hotels.