Scott R. Lodde
Scott R. Lodde is a Principal of Alliance Real Estate Asset Management Group, LLC, a privately held firm specializing in advisory and asset management services to the real estate and insurance industries.
Prior to forming Alliance he was President of Accord Real Estate Group, Inc., an independent firm specializing in real estate development, financing, and asset management. He has a twenty-five year background in real estate asset and property management, acquisitions, financing, partnership structuring, loan workouts, accounting, financial analysis, information systems and administration. His property experience includes hotel, multi-family, office, retail, and health care. Recent commercial projects for which he has performed acquisition, development and project management services include a 104-unit Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Fort Myers, Florida which opened in October, 1998, a 126-room Hilton Garden Inn in Fort Myers, Florida which opened in September, 2001 and a 100-unit Residence Inn by Marriott in Avon, CT which opened in May, 2004.
In 2005, Mr. Lodde founded GM Hospitality Group, LLC, with Gates McVey Capital Group of Naples, FL. In 2005, the company converted two properties into condominium hotels. The Inn at Pelican Bay is a 100-room boutique condominium hotel located in Naples, FL and the Inn at the Springs (formerly the Staybridge Suites) is a 106-room extended-stay hotel located in Bonita Springs, FL. As part of his responsibilities, Mr. Lodde directed the acquisition, design, renovation and conversion of both projects.
Prior to entering his current field, Mr. Lodde was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Liberty Real Estate Group, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts (a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Insurance) from 1982 to 1993. During that time, he served as a member of the Executive and Investment Committees where he evaluated and selected specific properties suitable for purchase and development by public and private investment partnerships. These entities purchased or developed 70 income-producing properties with a value of over $600 million.
While at Liberty, he directed a 40 person staff responsible for over 20,000 investors and 17 public and private partnerships. He supervised more than 30 property management firms responsible for over 4,800 residential units, 1.7 million square feet of retail and office space, 1,152 hotel rooms, 345 nursing home beds and 522 retirement living units located in 23 states. In addition, Mr. Lodde directed a team of professionals responsible for the development, construction and opening of the Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa, a 340-room resort complex in southwest Florida with a $50 million budget. He personally planned and developed a comprehensive plan for the creation of a condominium hotel program for the two residential towers adjacent to the resort hotel.
From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Lodde was a member of the board of directors of The Residence Inn Association (TRIA). TRIA is an organization comprised of Residence Inn by Marriott franchise owners. The TRIA board of directors advises Marriott on issues relating to system standards, construction, reservations, marketing and computer technology.
Mr. Lodde holds a B.A. degree from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts and a M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
Mr. Lodde is a Certified Public Accountant, a Community Association Manager (CAM) and a licensed Florida Real Estate Sales Associate . He has served as Chairman of the Town of North Andover (Massachusetts) Master Plan Committee and was a member of the Town’s Strategic Planning Committee. Mr. Lodde previously served on the Board of Directors of the Sanibel Harbour Tower South Condominium Association, Inc., (including President from 1997 through 2003) and is currently on the Board of The Residences at Copley Place, a cooperative building in Boston, MA.
He currently resides with his wife Mary Ann in Fort Myers, Florida.