Jim Haggerty
Jim has over 18 years of design and construction experience, primarily focused on hospitality development. Prior to joining HVMG, Jim served in a senior leadership role with a private equity real estate development firm as well as serving in leadership positions with Aimbridge Hospitality and Choice Hotels International where he actively managed over $500 million in upscale product development.

Jim began his career working for various architecture firms throughout the Washington, D.C. area including the world-renowned architecture firm HKS, Inc. He is a graduate of the School of Architecture and Planning at the Catholic University of America, where he obtained his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. Jim also holds a certificate in Hotel Real Estate Development and Asset Management from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.


  • 2022 - Present - VP, Design & Development, HVMG
  • 2021 - 2022 - Senior Vice President, Development, VIVÂMEE Hospitality
  • 2020 - 2021 - Hospitality Manager, Elkay Interior Systems
  • 2019 - 2020 - Vice President - Capital Management, Aimbridge Hospitality
  • 2014 - 2019 - Director, Design & Construction - Upscale Brands, Choice Hotels International