Brent J. Martin – Chief Operating Officer

Brent Martin Brent Martin serves as Chief Operating Officer for the hotels of Northview with direct responsibility for the optimization of the operating results of the individual hotel assets along with providing strategic direction for future acquisitions by Northview.

Brent boasts 25 years of industry experience with the unique combination of hotel operations and asset management combined with investment banking expertise. Further, he acquired extensive skills in executive leadership coaching and development during his years at Four Seasons.

Most recently, Brent was responsible for value creation across ten hotel assets as VP Asset Management for Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT), a publicly-traded REIT, including branded and independent hotels, from select service to luxury. Throughout 12 years with Four Seasons, he honed his operational expertise as the General Manager of luxury hotels in Thailand, Philadelphia, Morocco and Vail, and he served as a strategic advisor to the CEO and CFO, in which he oversaw global strategic project assignments and worked extensively with third-party consultants to restructure the Four Seasons corporate office. As part of his role, Brent trained more than 300 Four Seasons executives throughout the world in a transformative, three-day program that delivered financial and service improvement growth to over 20 hotels.

Brent’s early hotel career included operational management roles for Sofitel Hotels, Harrah’s Casinos, and Embassy Suites in Florida, Mississippi, New Zealand and Los Angeles. Prior to obtaining his MBA, Brent was an Associate in Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch in New York and London, where he provided M&A and corporate finance services to financial institutions.

Brent received his AB in Economics at Harvard College and MBA at Harvard Business School.