To oversee operations for both the 120-key Residence Inn Columbus at Easton and the 126-key Courtyard Columbus at Easton

NEW YORK, NY – December 21, 2015 — Olshan Properties, one of the country's leading private owners, developers and managers of commercial real estate, is pleased to announce the promotion of hotel division veteran, Brad Jester to Complex General Manager. In his new role, Mr. Jester will have oversight for both the Residence Inn Columbus and the Courtyard Columbus located in the Columbus, OH suburb of Easton. The promotion allows Jester to leverage his prior experience.

Over the course of Mr. Jester's 11 year tenure with Olshan Properties, he has served as the General Manager of both hotels independently, initially managing the 120-key Residence Inn Columbus at Easton from 2004-2011, before moving on to manage the 126-key Courtyard Columbus at Easton, where he oversaw the property's luxurious 2011 guest room renovation.

"Given his longstanding tenure with Olshan Properties and his depth of experience successfully managing both the Residence Inn and Courtyard in Easton, we are confident that Brad is the perfect candidate to take on this new, expanded leadership role," said Alan Howe, Vice President of Hotels for Olshan Properties. "Brad is an essential member of Olshan's Columbus-based executive team and we look forward to his continued contributions which have been a big part of making our Residence Inn and Courtyard the award-winning hotels of choice in the Columbus area that they are today."

Prior to joining Olshan Properties, Mr. Jester worked for Hyatt Hotels for six years in the rooms and food & beverage divisions respectively and later, at Crowne Plaza Hotels for five years as Rooms Division Manager and then Director of Operations. He is a graduate of Ohio State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts.