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Michael D. Armstrong

Michael D. Armstrong

Principal (HREC Investment Advisors – San Diego)

San Diego, CA
Email:  [email protected]
Phone:  760-931-5606


  • HREC Investment Advisors® – Principal – Brokerage and investment banking company providing services exclusively to the hospitality industry.
  • Neptune Hospitality Advisors – Founder/President – Headquartered in San Diego, with a an office in Dallas, TX
    • Neptune provided a full spectrum of capital advisory services including mortgage brokerage, joint venture capital raising, property sales and asset advisory services to the hospitality industry.
    • Neptune completed  over $1.5 billion in real estate sales, financing and valuations from 2001 – 2008.
  • Insignia/Hotel Partners – Senior Managing Director – Hospitality brokerage practice at Insignia/ESG Hotel Partners in Newport Beach, CA.
    • Consistently among the firm’s top producers
    • In 1995 awarded ‘Deal of the Year’ for the largest single transaction
    • In 1996 was runner-up for ‘Broker of the Year’ based on transaction volume
  • Metro Hotels – Vice President of Development – Dallas-based Metro Hotels and Miami-based Carnival Hotels, Resorts & Casinos
    • Added new hotels to their national property portfolio through third-party management contracts and acquisitions with institutional and private investors.


University of North Texas – Denton, Texas
Bachelor of Business Administration ~ Real Estate and Finance

Professional Memberships and Licenses

Real Estate Broker – State of California
Member of the Mortgage Bankers Association – MBA
Member of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association- AAHOA