Berkadia Names Andy Wimsatt Head of Hotels & Hospitality Platform
NEW YORK, NY – July 26, 2023 – Berkadia names Andy Wimsatt Senior Managing Director and Head of Berkadia Hotels & Hospitality. Wimsatt will be based in the DC Metro office and will report to EVP – Head of Capital Markets and Production Hilary Provinse. Wimsatt joined Berkadia on July 17.
“We’re thrilled to have Andy join Berkadia and lead the Hotels & Hospitality team. Andy brings decades of expertise and leadership experience in the hospitality sector, which will augment and complement Berkadia’s national platform of institutional, client-driven investment advisors, and mortgage bankers,” said Provinse. “Over the last three years, the team has strategically grown through the addition of senior hotel talent from other leading capital markets platforms.”
Prior to joining Berkadia, Wimsatt served as Managing Director at Eastdil Secured, where he focused on hotel equity and debt placement services. Over the course of his 30-year career, he has been involved in over $15 billion in transaction volume.
“Berkadia is well known for its unrivaled culture, and I am incredibly excited to be a part of the team,” said Wimsatt. “I’m joining an outstanding group of professionals who share a commitment to delivering exceptional client service while continuously expanding our footprint.”
Berkadia Hotels & Hospitality combines best-in-industry innovation, knowledge, and experience with the most comprehensive suite of products and services, backed by relentless customer service and support to empower clients to capitalize on the right opportunities at the greatest value. The group serves clients across the country, offering a full set of advisory, investment sales, underwriting and loan origination services and products including Life Company, Proprietary Bridge Lending and Capital Markets Advisory Services.