Managing Director, Head of European Hotels, Starwood Capital Group
Cody Bradshaw is a Managing Director at Starwood Capital Group and Head of European Hotels. In this role, he oversees the firm’s hospitality acquisition and asset management activities across Europe. His portfolio responsibilities extend to numerous major lodging investments totaling nearly $4 billion in asset value, including the firm's UK Hotel Platform with nearly 50 hotels and 7,000 rooms. Previous responsibilities included SCG’s ownership of Louvre Hotels, one of the largest hotel chains in Europe, comprised of over 1,000 hotels across more than 40 countries.
Prior to joining Starwood Capital, Cody was one of the first employees at Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) where he served as Vice President of Acquisitions during the twelve-month period in which the newly-formed “blind pool” REIT deployed over $1 billion of capital through the acquisition of over 20 major lodging assets. Prior to Pebblebrook, he was the first employee of the Chartres Lodging Group where he played an integral role in growing the firm over a seven year period into what at the time was comprised of five offices across the U.S. and Japan and a 20,000-room, $6 billion portfolio of lodging assets. He began his career at Hyatt Development Corporation after graduating from Cornell University.
Cody co-created the Certified Hotel Asset Manager ("CHAM") professional designation program which launched in 2012. He co-founded and currently serves as Vice President of the European Chapter of the Hospitality Asset Managers Association ("HAMA") and was recently appointed to the International Hotel Investment Council (“IHIC”).