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BIO


DEIRDRE (Murphy) VENTURA, CHB
Certified Hotel Broker

Hi, I'm Deirdre Ventura, the principal owner of Innvest Hotel Brokers. Having completed hundreds of hotel sales, I have sold and financed many franchised and independent properties for banks, government agencies, hotels companies, developers, REIT's, and private individuals. I was also very active in the Hotel Brokers International (HBI), the oldest and largest group of hotel brokers in the United States.
In recent years I have represented several buyers on an exclusive basis and assisted several clients in diversifying their portfolios. As well as assisting clients with specific goals that I am uniquely qualified to perform.

Accolades

I've been fortunate to be recognized for my commendable sales volume and professionalism with numerous awards, including:
- Hotel Sales Achievement Awards (outstanding sales production)
- HBI Co-op Sales Award (highest co-op sales in a year)
- 3 HBI Unique Deal of the Year awards (most complicated transaction)
- Sales Person of the Year
- HBI's Broker of the Year (Highest dollar value and volume)
- Largest Portfolio Sale

Certified Hotel Broker
I am a former member of the Board of Directors of the HBI. I have also graduated from its Certified Hotel Broker Program, where I earned the prestigious CHB designation. And subsequently Co-Chaired the CHB development committee refined and taught parts of the program.

The CHB program is sponsored by the Cornell University and HBI. Course work includes information technology and hotel brokerage; economics of the lodging industry; hotel investment analysis; sales strategy and marketing plans; and developing hotel packages.

Deirdre Ventura , CHB, Vice President
I began my professional real estate career in 1981 and have been specialized in lodging property brokerage since 1985.

My Time in HBI and HMBA
I served 10 years on the board of in the Hotel Brokers International (HBI) formerly known as Hotel & Motel Brokers of America (HMBA), the oldest and largest group of hotel brokers in the United States. 
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