Vice President, Investments
Matthew (“Matt”) Cornell was named Vice President of Investments in February 2016. Mr. Cornell is responsible for heading all transaction activity for InnVest Hotels. In addition, Mr. Cornell will play a key role in defining InnVest's long term portfolio composition strategy. Previously as Vice President, Asset Management and Strategy, Mr. Cornell provided strategy and analytical support to InnVest’s hotel portfolio across luxury, full-service, mid-scale and limited service properties, while leading a team responsible for the mid-scale and limited service assets. With nearly 10 years of broad based hotel industry and financial experience Mr. Cornell joined InnVest from GE Capital Real Estate where he oversaw a lending book of $800M of commercial real estate including hotels and storage facilities. Prior to GE Capital Real Estate, Mr. Cornell was a Director of Asset Management for Delta Hotels and a Consultant with the hotel consultancy and advisory firm, PKF.
Mr. Cornell graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Hospitality and has a Certificate in Real Property Valuation from UBC’s Sauder School of Business. Mr. Cornell’s most recent speaking engagement was at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit 2019 (ALIS), speaking on investment opportunities in Canada.