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Matt Kent

Title: VP, Asset Management
Office: New York City, NY
One Rockefeller Plaza, 11th Floor
New York
Phone: +1 646 722 2934


Matthew Kent, CHA, is Vice President Asset Management in the US with offices in New York and Orlando.

A Certified Hotel Administrator, Kent has over 30 years of hospitality management experience including asset management, operational consulting, multi-unit operations, development, food and beverage concepts and operations, facility and capital plan management, sales and marketing, and openings and renovations.

For more than a decade, Kent served as Senior Vice President of HVS Hotel Management and HVS Asset Management where he helped establish the company’s operational and consulting blueprint, and was instrumental in creating the strategic development plan for the company. He also oversaw the management of the company’s numerous luxury, full service and limited service hotels including Fisher Island Club and Resort, Miami, FL; The Sagamore Hotel, Miami Beach, FL; Peter Island Resort & Spa, Peter Island, BVI; The Carolina Inn at UNC, Chapel Hill, NC; and The Marriott Courtyard Naval Yard, Washington, DC

Prior to joining Horwath HTL in 2017, Kent worked with Ocean Partners Hospitality, LLLP, managing their portfolio of hotels.