Chris Remund, MAI, serves as a senior vice president of Valuation & Advisory in the Austin, Texas office of Newmark. He began in this position in 2019, after nearly three and a half years with New York-based LW Hospitality Advisors. Mr. Remund has participated in more than 300 appraisal, advisory and litigation assignments related to hotel properties throughout the United States as well as limited engagements in Mexico and Canada. Mr. Remund also supervised a team of associates, served as the primary point of contact for large portfolio assignments and assisted in the training and development of new hires.
Previously, Mr. Remund worked for more than four and a half years in the San Francisco office of HVS. Based in both San Francisco and Austin, he performed a wide variety of appraisals, feasibility studies, impact studies and litigation assignments for all hotel property types, including conference hotels, destination resorts, ultra-luxury hotels and waterpark resorts. Prior to HVS, Mr. Remund was an analyst with T.R. ENGEL Group, a Boston-based provider of hotel asset management and advisory services.
Prior to his advisory career, Mr. Remund held various hospitality operational and marketing positions with Marriott International, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and InterContinental Hotels Group.
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute
- Certified general real estate appraiser, state of Texas
Mr. Remund is a graduate of Boston University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality administration.