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First Hospitality Names VP of Investments

First Hospitality, a hotel management, acquisition, development and consulting company based in Rosemont, IL, appointed Jason Hutcheson VP of investments. He’ll be responsible for assessing and coordinating the company’s strategic initiatives, including acquisitions, capital raises, and evaluating sales across First Hospitality’s national portfolio of owned and managed hotels.
“Over the past 35 years, First Hospitality has invested in nearly 100 hotels around the country and delivered IRRs of over 22% on fully realized investments,” said CEO David Duncan. “I know Jason will uphold First Hospitality’s reputation as a trusted partner, as well as contribute to our long track record of high returns.
Before joining First Hospitality, Hutcheson worked for AJ Capital Partners as an associate supporting acquisitions, developments, and capital markets for Graduate Hotels. Hutcheson also spent four years working for CBRE, most recently as a senior financial analyst, supporting hotel investment sales in the Midwest. 


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