Gilda Perez-Alvarado has been promoted to global CEO of JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group, succeeding Mark Wynne-Smith, who will continue as global CEO of Valuation Advisory. She’ll continue leading the Americas, a role she has held since 2018.
Based in JLL’s Manhattan offices, Perez-Alvarado will be responsible for driving global strategy for the overall sector, connecting the business to support cross-regional growth and overseeing the Asset Management and Strategic Advisory business lines. She’ll also lead ESG initiatives in hospitality.
“The lodging industry is poised for a strong rebound and we are optimistic that, with the wider distribution of the vaccine, the industry will come back stronger than ever,” said Perez-Alvarado. “I’m eager to lead our global team in JLL’s commitment to providing the most consistent advice to clients in what will be some of the most transformative years in the history of the lodging industry and real estate in general.”
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism.
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