Joseph A. Magliarditi

Founder & Chairman

Joe brings over two decades of hospitality leadership experience in design & development, operational execution, and strategy.

Joe has held the position of CEO for multiple hospitality companies, including Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Palms Casino Resort, and Gila River Gaming Enterprise. Joe’s diverse experience has encompassed hotels, casinos, entertainment complexes, golf courses, and real estate development, having been responsible for organizations with thousands of employees across multiple continents.

As a founder or key executive, Joe has participated in monetizing events that encompass multiple verticals, including hospitality, commercial & residential real estate, and technology, totaling over $3 billion.

Joe holds a BA from Niagara University, a MS from Hofstra University, and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Brian Nudd

Chief Investment Officer

A 14-year veteran of institutional investment real estate, Brian has held strategic positions in corporate transactions, operations, capital markets, and asset management.

Brian’s hospitality training and network were shaped during his tenure at Sunstone Hotel Investors, HEI Hotels & Resorts, and Green Street Advisors. He has also held senior finance and asset management roles at BioMed Realty, the life science real estate affiliate of The Blackstone Group, and Realty Income, the nation’s largest publicly traded triple net retail REIT.

Brian has led or participated in over $4 billion of institutional-quality real estate acquisitions and development projects across multiple property types, including hotel, office, life science, and retail. He has also participated in over $6 billion of capital markets transactions.

Brian holds a BS from Cornell University’s Hotel School and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is also a CFA charterholder.