New York, NY – RobertDouglas announced today that Robert Stiles, a Principal & Managing Director of the firm, has been presented the “Jack A. Shaffer Financial Advisor of the Year Award” for his innovative work. The honor was awarded at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) event last week in Los Angeles, the largest forum for the hotel investment community in the world.
Currently based in San Francisco, Rob has been active in the hotel development, finance, and asset sales markets for almost 30 years. He spent the first half of his career in Asia, opening new markets and building one of the largest advisory firms in the region, and the second half in California focused on the North American markets.
RobertDouglas is a privately-owned investment banking firm specializing in the sale, finance and equity capitalization of hotel, resort and gaming properties. The firm was founded by Rob Stiles and Doug Hercher, who collectively have arranged or advised on more than $50 billion in hotel capital market transactions and developments throughout North America and Asia during their careers. The firm has offices in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, and has created strategic partnerships with Warnick + Co, one of the nation’s most highly regarded hotel consulting and asset management firms, and The Alberleen Group, a New York-based investment firm that specializes in the recruiting and hiring of investment banking teams and underwriting boutique investment banking businesses. The RobertDouglas team offers exceptional domestic and international institutional investor relationships, as well as the deep structured finance experience that comes from closing complex capital markets transactions throughout North America.