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Johnson Capital Welcomes David M. Brudney, ISHC. Principal, David Brudney & Associates,
of Carlsbad, CA  to their Global Hospitality Industry Advisory Board
September 21, 2007 - Hospitality industry veteran Dr. Donald W. Wise is pleased to announce that David M. Brudney, ISHC, Principal, David Brudney & Associates, of Carlsbad, California, has joined the Global Hospitality Industry Advisory Board of Johnson Capital. He is the first Advisory Board member with the coveted designation of being a charter member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants.

“We are extremely pleased to have David on our Advisory Board. He has served as an advisor and provided partner-level, sales and marketing professional services for owners, asset managers, operators, developers and lenders of hotels, resorts and conference centers throughout the U.S. and abroad. David has also conducted sales and marketing ‘best practice’ reviews of hotels, resorts and conference centers both here in the U.S. and abroad, advised clients on positioning, marketing strategy, improved performance, brand delivery and guest and meeting planner preferences.”

David will assist the Johnson Capital Global Hospitality Industry investment banking practice in providing high touch investment advisory, investment banking, transactional (brokerage) services, and financing placement of both debt and equity in the $15,000,000 to $300,000,000 range. Our Johnson Capital Express hospitality loan program lends between $1 million and $5 million, but on a case-by-case basis, will lend up to $10 million. These services will be primarily focused on the upscale, luxury and boutique market tiers of domestic and International hotels, resorts, gaming, condominium-hotels, and timeshare, fractional and mixed-use projects that have a lodging component to include:

  • Debt placement – First mortgage, construction, subordinated/mezzanine debt, preferred equity financing for acquisition and refinance of single-asset and portfolio transactions, and debtor in possession;
  • Equity placement – New construction, renovation, recapitalization;
  • Corporate real estate services – Disposition of distressed asset and loan portfolios and/or loan sales to non-performing loans;
  • Bridge loans – Purchasing and participating in highly leverage bridge loans of existing assets, and raw entitled land on a case-by-case basis;
  • Advisory services – Preparation of sophisticated financial and/or market analysis of property, including valuations, hold versus sell analysis, feasibility studies, investment underwriting, transactional due diligence, and partnership restructuring and dissolutions; 
  • Investment services – Asset management, development and acquisition services to hotel real estate investors requiring third-party expertise; and
  • Brokerage intermediary services – existing assets, sites, and portfolios.
About Johnson Capital
Johnson Capital is one of the largest and most prominent real estate investment banking and commercial mortgage brokerage firms in the nation. Since its inception in 1987, aggregate transaction volume has soared to over $25 billion. The firm now has 21 offices nationwide: Irvine (corporate headquarters), Newport Beach, Los Angeles, Encino, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Napa Valley, Phoenix, Denver, Vail, Salt Lake City, Dallas, Kansas City, Little Rock, Boca Raton, Washington, D.C., New York City, Norwalk, CT. The firm has International offices in: Madrid, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Bangalore, India, servicing both India, Dubai and the United Arab Emirates.

About David Brudney & Associates 
Mr. Brudney is a nationally recognized spokesman for the hospitality industry, frequently quoted in the Los Angeles Times and his articles appear monthly in industry publications including Smith Travel Research’s Global Hospitality News, Hotel-Online, HSMAI E-Connect and Hospitality Net.  He is a professional speaker and has conducted seminars for the Arizona and California Hotel & Lodging Associations, California Lodging Industry Association, the ALIS Hotel Investment Conference and has instructed classes in hotel and restaurant management and marketing throughout the University of California system. David can be reached at,,, 760-476-0830.

Interested parties, please contact: Dr. Donald W. Wise, Global Hospitality Industry, Managing Partner, Johnson Capital, Hospitality and Leisure Real Estate Investment Banking, 1436 Second Street, #310, Napa, California 94559; 707.252.6975: Office;  707.252.9067: Facsimile; 949.283.9706: Mobile; 949.887.7787: International Mobile; Electronic Mail; Web site.




Dr. Donald W. Wise
Global Hospitality Industry, Managing Partner
Johnson Capital
Hospitality and Leisure Real Estate Investment Banking
1436 Second Street, #310
Napa, California 94559
707.252.6975:  Office
707.252.9067: Facsimile
949.283.9706: Mobile (Domestic)
949.887.7787: Mobile (Domestic and International) Electronic Mail  Web pages


Also See: Johnson Capital Welcomes Melinda Bush, CHA, President and Chief Executive Officer of HRW Holdings, LLC, to their Global Hospitality Industry Advisory Board / July 2007
Johnson Capital Creates Strategic Alliance with Hospitium; Firm to Provide Hospitality Research and Consulting for High-End Resorts and Mixed-Use Hospitality Projects / July 2007
Johnson Capital Creates Global Hospitality Group for International Hotel and Resort Investment Banking; Dr. Donald W. Wise Named Managing Partner / April 2007
Resorts, Marinas and Vineyards, Inc. Represents Craig and Kathryn Hall in the Acquisition of La Residence, a Twenty-five Room Resort in Napa Valley, California / January 2007


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