Eva Wassermann has been actively involved in the hospitality industry for over 35 years. Ms. Wassermann joined GEM in 2012 to oversee its hospitality investment platform. She divides her time equally between asset management and acquisitions and is responsible for the management of GEM’s hotel assets working closely with acquisitions to source investments in the lodging sector. Ms. Wassermann is directly involved in all facets of asset management including development, renovation, management, and financing decisions, as well as budget review, approval and asset disposition.
Prior to joining GEM she established and was the principal of State Parkway Advisory, a consulting platform providing both hotel acquisitions and asset management assistance to hotel owners. Ms. Wassermann spent three years working exclusively for Goldman Sachs and their various Whitehall Real Estate funds.
Ms. Wassermann also served for six years as the Vice President, North Central Region, Managed Development, for Hilton Hotels Corporation where she was responsible for all corporate development in the Eastern US. Previously, Ms. Wassermann also held the position of Vice President at Strategic Hotels & Resorts in both asset management and acquisitions, was a Senior Vice President at the Yarmouth Group in acquisitions and asset management, worked as a Manager with Kenneth Leventhal & Co., and as a Senior Consultant within the hospitality consulting group of Laventhol & Horwath.
Ms. Wassermann serves on the Advisory Board for The Collins School of Hospitality Management where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management. She also served on the President’s National Development Council for Cal Poly Pomona as the Vice Chair, Foundation Giving, for Cal Poly Pomona’s Comprehensive Campaign.