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The Ehmer Group

The Ehmer Group

The Ehmer Group is a boutique Hospitality Brokerage and Consulting Company. We offer a full range of hospitality advisory services and assist a broad range of clients with the acquisition and disposition of hospitality and gaming assets in the United States and abroad, with a primary focus on the West Coast of the United States.

We have worked extensively with key hospitality executives and principals to assist them with the marketing and sales of their assets and have negotiated hundreds of successful transactions on behalf of our clients. The Ehmer Group has represented the full spectrum of hospitality owners, including hospitality REITs, public hotel companies, gaming companies, insurance companies, hotel management companies, offshore investors, and multiple-to-single asset owners. Our experience covers resorts, full service hotels, boutique hotels, select service hotels, limited service hotels, casinos, development projects, and leasehold transactions. We also have expertise and experience with the negotiation of franchise agreements and hotel management contracts for our clients.

We strive to consistently complete transactions which will enhance the value of our clients’ portfolios, advancing their business and financial goals, always placing the needs of our clients first. Seeing our clients through every step of the transaction process and adhering to a standard of absolute integrity is always a top priority.

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Richard C. Ehmer

President and Principal Broker

Richard Ehmer, PresidentRichard is a seasoned real estate broker with over 30 years of experience in the marketing and negotiating of commercial real estate transactions. Richard has closed over $2 Billion in commercial transactions, which has consisted of more than $1.5 Billion in hospitality and gaming transactions. In 2014 Richard was elected to the Board of Directors for Hotel Brokers International (HBI), the commercial real estate industry's largest, most experienced network of hotel brokerage specialists.

Prior to founding The Ehmer Group, a boutique Hospitality Brokerage and Consulting Company, in 2010, Richard was a founding member of the National Hospitality Group at Marcus & Millichap, training and mentoring investment sales associates from across the country. After an impeccable career of over 25 years with Marcus & Millichap, as a First Vice President and Senior Director of the National Hospitality & Gaming Group, Richard joined NAI Global as Managing Director of the NAI Global Hospitality Group, where he assisted in the formation and management of a network wide brokerage platform designed to assist NAI’s client base with the acquisition and disposition of hospitality assets worldwide.

During his career, Richard has worked extensively with key hospitality executives and principals to assist them with the marketing and sales of their assets and has negotiated hundreds of successful transactions on behalf of his clients. Richard has represented the full spectrum of hospitality owners, including hospitality REITS, public hotel companies, gaming companies, insurance companies, hotel management companies, offshore investors, and multiple-to-single asset owners. His experience covers resorts, full service hotels, boutique hotels, select service hotels, limited service hotels, casinos, development projects, and leasehold transactions. He also has expertise in negotiating franchise and hotel management contracts for his clients.

Prior to his real estate brokerage career, Richard worked in the construction industry using his Civil and Heavy Construction Engineering Degree from Arizona State University to build hotels and other commercial buildings in the major New York Metropolitan Area.

Richard currently owns and operates several hospitality assets in San Francisco and has developed, renovated, and re-positioned hotels in his career. Mr. Ehmer also acts as an Expert Witness in Hospitality related Civil and Bankruptcy court cases. He has participated as a panelist at Hotel Conferences and is frequently interviewed in Hospitality publications.

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J. Peter Agnoletti, ESQ.

Analyst and Listing Administrator

Agnoletti HeadshotPeter is an Analyst and Listing Administrator for The Ehmer Group in San Francisco. He is primarily responsible for evaluating and marketing all properties listed for sale or lease by The Ehmer Group, in the Bay Area and nationally. He oversees and helps manage the listing life-cycle, from the initial research and underwriting of transactions through the close of escrow. He also assists on legal and transactional matters that arise throughout the brokerage process.

Prior to joining The Ehmer Group, Peter spent over eight years in the hospitality and event industry with an emphasis on client management, business operations, contract drafting and leading cross functional teams focused on compliance and execution of agreements. More recently, Peter has managed civil lawsuits from inception through completion with trial experience in the areas of real estate, contract, and personal injury law.

Combining a hospitality background and legal expertise, Peter is equipped to provide clients with a wide range of professional services unique to The Ehmer Group. The level of commitment and specialized attention given to each client continues to be a benchmark of his success. Providing exceptional services is priority #1 for Peter and the entire team at The Ehmer Group.

Peter is graduate of the University of Colorado and Golden Gate University School of Law. During this time, he served consecutive terms as Vice President of the Delta Sigma Pi Professional Fraternity, President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Club, Class Representative for the Student Bar Association and is a current member of the Bar Association of San Francisco.

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Our Affiliations

Hotel Brokers International (HBI)

hbi smallFounded in 1959, Hotel Brokers International is the industry leader in hotel real estate sales. HBI’s more than 75 hotel brokerage specialists have successfully negotiated more than 10,000 hotel real estate transactions and most recently have accounted for 48 percent of all select-service and economy hotel sales in the United States. The organization’s database currently comprises more than 150 property listings and the HBI website attracts more than 50,000 monthly site visitors from approximately 40 different countries. Founder and host of the popular Hotel Investor’s Marketplace Webcast, HBI also developed the Certified Hotel Broker professional designation program. In addition to hospitality real estate advisory services, HBI offers affiliate membership to professionals in allied fields, including franchising, lending, appraisals and investment services.

Cornell Hotel Society (CHS)

cornell hotel societyThe Cornell Hotel Society is the alumni association of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University. The objective of the Society is to promote the interests of Cornell University, the Hotel School, alumni, administrators, faculty and students. The Society also promotes fellowship, networking, education, recruitment, career management, development, and financial assistance to students at the School, professionalism, and training in the hospitality industry.

Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA)

Asian American Hotel Owner Association (AAHOA)The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is THE voice of owners in the hospitality industry. Founded in 1989, AAHOA is now one of the fastest-growing organizations in the industry, with more than 11,000 members owning more than 20,000 hotels that total $128 billion in property value. AAHOA members employ 578,600 full- and part-time workers with a $9.4 billion payroll. AAHOA Officers include Chairman Alkesh R. Patel, CHO; Vice Chairman Mehul B. “Mike” Patel, CHA, CHO; Treasurer Pratik R. Patel, CHA, CHO; Secretary Jay R. “Jimmy” Patel, CHO; and President Fred Schwartz, each of whom works closely with a 33-member Board of Directors to provide direction for the association. AAHOA is dedicated to promoting and protecting the interests of its members by inspiring excellence through programs and initiatives in advocacy, industry leadership, professional development, and community involvement.

California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA)

California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA)Found in 1893, CH&LA is the indispensable resource for communicating and protecting the rights and interests of the California lodging industry, for providing educational training and cost-saving programs for all segments of the industry, and for supporting strategic alliances to promote the value of California tourism and travel. Today the California Hotel & Lodging Association, along with the 2007 merger with the California Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns (CABBI), continues to aggressively represent all facets of today’s lodging industry as it has grown to become the largest and most influential state lodging industry association in the country.

American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)

ahnla smallServing the hospitality industry for more than a century, AH&LA is the sole national association representing all sectors and stakeholders in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AH&LA provides members with national advocacy on Capitol Hill, public relations and image management, education, research and information, and other value-added services to provide bottom line savings and ensure a positive business climate for the lodging industry.

California Lodging Industry Association (CLIA)

logo cliaA dynamic, growing organization committed to serving California's lodging owners and their management teams. Based in Sacramento, the State Capitol, CLIA is the recognized lodging advocacy leader. Focused exclusively on California, CLIA works in concert with other leading hospitality and business groups to support and protect California's $95 billion tourism industry, through responsible advocacy. In addition, CLIA continually provides education and training to improve profitability and performance. CLIA is an organization you can count on to get answers, and a productive place to network.

Hotel Brokers International

HBI offices

hbi smallFounded in 1959, Hotel Brokers International is the industry leader in hotel real estate sales. HBI’s more than 75 hotel brokerage specialists have successfully negotiated more than 10,000 hotel real estate transactions and most recently have accounted for 48 percent of all select-service and economy hotel sales in the United States. The organization’s database currently comprises more than 150 property listings and the HBI website attracts more than 50,000 monthly site visitors from approximately 40 different countries. Founder and host of the popular Hotel Investor’s Marketplace Webcast, HBI also developed the Certified Hotel Broker professional designation program. In addition to hospitality real estate advisory services, HBI offers affiliate membership to professionals in allied fields, including franchising, lending, appraisals and investment services.

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