Hunter Hotel Advisors announced that it has promoted Danny Givertz to senior vice president.

Givertz joined Hunter in January 2010 as vice president and has been responsible for building a strong West Coast presence for the firm. He oversees Hunter’s Los Angeles office, with a focus on the western U.S.

“Danny has been one of our company’s most productive brokers, closing 14 transactions in 2012, including six in the past two months, which puts him at a pace of some two deals a month,” said Teague Hunter, president of Hunter Hotel Advisors. “He has a great understanding of the hospitality space for a very diverse territory and has developed excellent relationships with hotel owners, brands, management companies and lenders.”

Danny GivertzWith nearly 15 years of hotel brokerage experience, Givertz has represented all of the major brands, including both full-service and select-services hotels in the Hilton, Marriott, Starwood and Intercontinental Hotel Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Real Estate Finance from Pepperdine University.

“Hunter has valued more than 50 hotels in the western U.S. in the past six months, which is a good indicator of market sentiment and future activity,” said Teague Hunter, president. “Today, hotel owners don’t always live in the immediate vicinity of their properties. Our national network of seven offices allows us to identify and serve buyers throughout the U.S. We currently have more than 100 properties under exclusive brokerage agreements nationally.”