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Andy Wardner
Andy Wardner serves as Director of Acquisitions & Financial Analysis bringing more than 20 years of real estate, hospitality and investment experience.  In this role, Andy will be responsible for evaluating and underwriting new hotel acquisitions and third-party management opportunities. 

Prior to joining HMVG, Andy was a Managing Director at Paramount Lodging Advisors where he brokered the disposition of select and full-service hotel listings for several clients.  Prior to that, Andy held numerous positions with Starwood Capital Group, culminating in a Vice President of Asset Management.  In that role, he oversaw the capital investment, asset management and disposition of a portfolio of commercial real estate investments worldwide including several full-service hotels across multiple brands comprising over $1 billion in annual revenue.  Over the course of his career, Andy has been integral in the capital deployment of more than $4 billion on behalf of so some of the world’s largest international investment firms.

Andy received his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.  Andy holds a Georgia Real Estate License and has been a member of ULI and the Atlanta Hospitality Alliance.

Experience

  • 2018 – Present : Director of Acquisitions & Financial Analysis, HVMG
  • 2016-2018 : Managing Director, Paramount Lodging Advisors
  • 2000-2016 : Vice President in Asset Management; Asset Manager; Associate; Financial Analyst, Starwood Capital Group
  • 1998-2000 : Financial Analyst, Trizec Hahn