Greg Denton

Greg Denton brings 30 years of hotel investment and asset management experience and has executed on over $6 billion of hotel transactions. Prior to joining Arden, Mr. Denton held executive positions at several prominent hospitality investment companies, including The Related Group of Florida, Gencom Group, and CNL Hospitality REIT where he spearheaded the acquisition of over 100 hotel properties in nine countries.

Greg received his bachelors and masters degrees from the Cornell School of Hotel Administration and has served as an adjunct professor teaching hospitality finance and investment courses at Cornell University, Florida International University, and Washington State University.

René Bardel

Mr. Bardel joined Arden in 2012 and has 30 years of hotel acquisition and operational experience. He leads the Arden hotel investment team and co-heads its hotel asset management team.

Prior to joining Arden, Rene spent almost 30 years in senior level executive roles with one of Arden’s long-time joint venture partners, The Continental Companies (TCC), where he was Executive Vice President, responsible for asset management, new development, and acquisitions.