Senior Vice President
Rahul Bijlani, along with his partner, Michael Yu, joined CBRE in the firm's Houston offices in February 2016 to lead CBRE Hotels South Central United States.
He has sold over 200 hotels, including limited service, full service, and extended stay assets, individually and in portfolios, to private clients and institutions.
In the tech startup world, he is an occasional Angel and Series A investor, serves as an advisor to Apto – the leading commercial real estate CRM – and co-founded YBIntel, which seeks to improve competitive tracking analytics for the hotel industry in Texas.
Prior to joining CBRE Hotels, Rahul and Michael led the #1 National Hospitality Group team at Marcus & Millichap nationwide where they completed over 70% of all hotel sales by Marcus & Millichap in Texas and Louisiana.
Rahul graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Rochester in New York, with degrees in Economics and Computer Science, and worked in Los Angeles at a bioinformatics startup prior to joining Marcus & Millichap in Houston in 2005.