Chris Fernandes

Senior Associate

Chris Fernandes is a Senior Associate at JF Capital Advisors. Mr. Fernandes has more than five years experience in the hospitality sector, having completed over 250 appraisals, feasibility studies and consulting projects for a variety of lenders, owners, and public development agencies in markets across the United States.

Previously, Mr. Fernandes was a Vice President of Consulting and Valuation with HVS New York where he consulted on more than 75 transactions and refinancings in the New York City market. In this role, Mr. Fernandes also provided advisory services on many full-service and luxury development projects in Manhattan, and completed nearly $15 billion in hotel valuations in his tenure with the firm.

Prior to joining HVS, Mr. Fernandes served in operational roles at the select- and full-service levels with Marriott International. He has also served as a co-instructor for the Appraisal Institute, and has spoken as a panelist at the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference.

Mr. Fernandes graduated summa cum laude from the University of Delaware with a BS in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management. He holds Certified General Appraiser licenses in the states of New York and New Hampshire.