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Steen Petri

Steen Petri

HEI Hospitality, LLC
Vice President, Acquisitions & Development
Norwalk, CT, USA

Steen is a seasoned hospitality professional with over $2.5B of hotel real estate capital transaction experience.

At HEI, Steen is responsible for all aspect of transaction underwriting, financing, contract negotiations, due diligence and deal execution. He is instrumental in the firm’s deal sourcing for acquisition and 3rd party management agreements through an extensive network of brokers, institutional investors and other stakeholders.

Steen joined HEI in 2008 from the Waterford Hotel Group, where he was Director of Acquisitions & Development with responsibilities including land acquisition sourcing, securing entitlements and underwriting for ground-up hotel development projects and capital transactions. Formerly, he spent over 10 years in hospitality operations, leading various management teams at assets including W Hotel Union Square NYC, The Lotos Club in NYC and the Hotel Jerome in Aspen, CO. 

Education and Affiliations

MS, Hotel Development & Asset Management, NYU Tisch Center, NYC
BA, Hotel & Restaurant Management, University of New Haven, CT
Current President of NYU SPS Tisch Center Alumni Society

Born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, Steen currently lives in Fairfield Connecticut with his wife and two children.


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