Stefania Garcia

Vice President, Hotel Asset Management

 

Stefania Garcia heads Hotel Asset Management at FullG Capital where she will oversee the hotel portfolio. She has been in the hospitality industry for 15 years and began her career at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto in hotel operations management. Stefania used the operations knowledge and expanded into appraisal, consulting, and feasibility for Eastern Canada with HVS Toronto. Clients included Pension Funds, REIT’s, Owners, Lenders, Brokers, Developers, and Hotel Brands for the purpose of refinancing, acquisition, asset valuation, portfolio management, investing capital or financing in the proposed hotel’s construction.

Most recently Stefania held the position of Senior Director, Asset Management with InnVest Hotels, Canada’s largest hotel owner, where she oversaw 14 Midscale to Upscale hotel assets with over 3000 guestrooms. Previously she held the Director, Asset Management position with the limited-service portfolio of 60 assets and over 4500 guestrooms. In her time with InnVest, she worked with 6 hotel brands, 4 management companies, divested of underperforming assets, implemented streamlined capital plans, established 3-year strategic plans, and assisted in the design and execution of over $15 million in Property Improvement Plans. In addition, she led the 2021 Budget for the 80-hotel portfolio.

Education/Industry Affiliations

Stefania holds a BComm in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Ted Rogers School of Management, a Certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management through Cornell University and is an active member of the Hotel Asset Management Association (HAMA).