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 Peter R. Tyson Joins PKF Consulting
As a Vice President
Well Regarded Industry Expert Adds 40 Years of Hospitality/Gaming
Expertise to National Consulting Firm

Philadelphia, March 15, 2005:  PKF Consulting today announced that Peter R. Tyson has joined the firm’s Philadelphia office as a vice president. 

“Peter Tyson is highly regarded within the industry and brings 40 years of hospitality industry experience, and specifically 25 years of international experience in the gaming industry and in litigation assistance,” Dave Arnold, Executive Vice President said.  “His additional in-depth expertise in the Mid-Atlantic states provides us with an unparalleled level of regional market knowledge.”

Tyson will provide a full range of hospitality consulting services to PKF clients, including economic feasibility studies, acquisition disposition analyses, economic valuation analyses, operational analyses, license application assistance and analyses, litigation support analyses and testimony, property tax appeals, impact analyses and strategic plans.  His expertise extends into virtually all segments of the hospitality industry including hotels, casinos, resorts, stadia, and other hospitality/leisure industry ventures. 

Prior to joining PKF Consulting, Tyson was president of Tyson Hospitality Consulting, LLC, which provided hospitality professionals with market and financial analyses, litigation support and other services.  He has led some of the industry’s most well known consultancies. He is the former head of Horwath Hospitality Consulting and chief operating officer of Smith Analytics, LLC.  He was a partner of Laventhol & Horwath and managed the Leisure Time Industries, Appraisal and Real Estate Consulting practice of the Philadelphia office.

A former Certified Public Accountant, he is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants.  He is a member of the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association and the Cornell Society of Hotelmen.  He is a former director of the board of the Pennsylvania Travel Council and a member of the Casino-Hotel Committee of the American Hotel & Motel Association, and board member of Lodgian, Inc. (AMEX: LGN). He received his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.

PKF Consulting, the international consulting and real estate firm specializing in the hospitality industry, is headquartered in San Francisco.  The firm is also the parent company of PKF Hospitality Research and the PKF Capital Markets Group.  PKF Consulting has offices in New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.


David E. Arnold
Executive Vice President
PKF Consulting
8 Penn Center Plaza, 19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19103
(215) 563-530

Also See: Chris Kraus Heads New PKF Consulting Office in Bozeman, Montana / July 2004
Mark Eble to Lead PKF Consulting's New Office in Indianapolis / July 2004

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