Named Americas CEO, Hotels and Hospitality
At JLL’s Hotels Hospitality Group in Chicago – IL, USA
JLL’s Hotels Hospitality Group announced that Gilda Perez-Alvarado has been named chief executive officer of the firm’s Americas Hotels Hospitality Group. Perez-Alvarado will work closely with Mark Wynne Smith, JLL’s Global Chief Executive Officer, Hotels Hospitality, over the next year to transition leadership responsibilities for the Americas.
In her new role, Perez-Alvarado will lead JLL’s Americas hospitality real estate services including investment sales, debt, and equity placement, strategic advisory, and asset management. Additionally, Perez-Alvarado will maintain leadership of the Global Hotel Desk, an international team focused on facilitating cross-border transactions, and will continue serving as a member of JLL’s Global Capital Markets Advisory Group.
Perez-Alvarado’s 16 years of hotel industry experience includes 14 years with JLL in Madrid, London, Miami, and New York. Prior to this appointment, she served as a managing director focused on full-service global investment sales and managed high-profile transactions. She is a prior recipient of The Americas Lodging Investment Summit Jack A. Shaffer Advisor of the Year award and serves as a member of Qiddiya’s Global Advisory Board.