Brian Holstein is the Founding Principal of US Hotel Advisors, an industry leading, nationwide hospitality investment banking firm specializing in non-recourse permanent, bridge and construction financing. Mr. Holstein is known for being a pioneer and expert in loan structuring and boasts a 100% closing rate. He began his career at RBS Greenwich Capital as a commercial real estate investment banker where he closed more than $1 billion in non-recourse fixed and floating-rate mortgages, mezzanine loans and preferred equity. In 2010, upon exiting the credit crisis, he played a major role in launching the first new issue, multi-borrower CMBS transaction that the market had seen in more than two years. In 2012, Mr. Holstein saw an opportunity to dramatically improve the service brokers provide to their clients and left direct lending to revolutionize the hospitality loan brokerage model. Brian offers 24/7 attention, negotiates loan documents on behalf of borrowers using his first-hand knowledge developed as a direct lender and advocates hard for his clients, protecting them from re-trades and providing unmatched certainty of execution. Since 2012, Mr. Holstein has closed transactions totaling more than $1.2 billion as a hotel mortgage broker.
Mr. Holstein is a licensed real estate salesperson in New York and Colorado.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Gainesville, FL
B. S. Finance Cum Laude - 2004