Raymond D. Martz has led $13 billion of capital market transactions during his 26-year career in the real estate and hotel industry. Pebblebrook is a publicly traded REIT and the largest owner of lifestyle hotels and resorts in the United States.
Prior to his current role, Ray served as Chief Financial Officer for Phillips Edison & Company and Eagle Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE:EHP). He was Treasurer at LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) and worked in asset management at Tishman Hotel Corporation.
Ray received his Bachelor of Science from the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University.
He is also the co-chair of the Financial Management Committee of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), the co-chair of the Global Finance Committee for the Association and HFTP. He is a founding member of the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED User Group for Hospitality & Venues.