Lisa  Zaranek

Vice President

Ms. Zaranek is responsible for the acquisition, disposition and financing of hotel/resort, mixed-use and land assets and associated commercial mortgage loans in the U.S., Caribbean and Central America.  Prior to joining CBRE Hotels, Ms. Zaranek was a member of CBRE’s Multi-Housing Group in Miami, where she focused on the disposition of portfolio and institutional-grade apartment communities as well as hotel/resort, mixed-use and land assets.  In her tenure at CBRE, she has participated in the financial underwriting and/or strategic advisory for more than $7 billion in commercial real estate assets.

Prior to joining CBRE, Ms. Zaranek obtained an MBA in Corporate Finance and Real Estate from Kenan-Flagler Business School at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Prior to business school, Ms. Zaranek served as Senior Manager of Strategic Planning for an S&P 500 company in the bio/pharmaceutical industry and before that, worked in sell-side equity research, focusing on the specialty retail sector.