Mr. Brunt is a principal with primary responsibility for new investment origination. His focus is the sourcing and underwriting of lodging and hospitality investments encompassing asset and debt acquisitions, land and new development opportunities, market and investment analysis and brand positioning.
Mr. Brunt has more than 20 years of hospitality industry experience and has acquired or developed more than $2.5B in lodging and hospitality investments throughout his career. Prior to joining Noble as a partner in 2005, he was vice president of investments and development for Songy Partners, and a senior member of the investment team at Hardin Capital. Mr. Brunt began his career in hospitality as an operations analyst for Homestead Village and later gained experience in the field as a multi-unit property manager.
Mr. Brunt received a B.A. from Trinity College and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University and is a board member of the Atlanta Midtown Alliance. He is also a ULI Full member, appointed to the Hotel Development Council. He is a former professional violinist and spent two years as a member of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.