Cheryl Boyer ’87 is chief operating officer of Fulcrum Hospitality, a boutique operating partner, asset manager, and transaction advisor in the lodging and gaming space. The firm has principal investments in hospitality assets, maintains acquisitions relationships with major investment banks and institutional private equity firms, and asset manages or advises on over 10,000 hotel rooms worldwide.
Boyer has over 25 years of experience in providing consulting and asset management to institutional investors, lenders, and other key industry players. Previously, she was president of Lodging Advisors, a highly regarded consulting practice with which Fulcrum maintains a strategic alliance. Boyer has held senior leadership roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers’s hospitality-and-leisure financial advisory practice and Hotel Partners, and has additional consulting experience with Landauer Associates and Laventhol & Horwath. Boyer started her career in hotel operations working with InterContinental Hotels and Accor. She graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in hotel administration in 1987.
Boyer is a member of the Hospitality Asset Managers Association, past president of WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate, past president of the WX Charitable Trust, a member of the Lodging Industry Investment Council, immediate past president of the Cornell Hotel Society, a member of the Cornell University Council, and membership chair of the President’s Council of Cornell Women.
Boyer has authored several articles on hospitality and finance topics and has been quoted in the trade and popular press. She has been a teacher at New York University’s Center for Hospitality Industry Studies and a guest lecturer at Cornell. She has spoken at major real estate and hotel industry conferences, including the NYU Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, the Americas Lodging Investment Summit, and the Lodging Conference.