Mr. Liebling has worked in the real estate industry for over 18 years with a focus on hospitality and investments. Mr. Liebling joined Edge in July 2018 as Managing Director in the San Francisco office. From 2011 to 2018, Mr. Liebling served as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Waterton Hospitality, a real estate investor and property management company with over $4 billion in real estate assets under management. At Waterton, Mr. Liebling oversaw the hotel investment process and executed over $300 million in hotel acquisitions, refinancing and dispositions with Edge as its primary limited partner. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Liebling led transactions at the Chartres Lodging Group where he executed over $1 billion of hotel transactions. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Liebling served as Senior Manager for CNL Hotels & Resorts where he was involved in several large scale resort acquisitions, portfolio dispositions and numerous strategic initiatives. Mr. Liebling began his hotel career working for Pacific Islands Club on the island of Saipan and began his investment career in Ernst & Young’s real estate and advisory group. Mr. Liebling graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami, Florida with a B.B.A in 1995. He earned an M.M.H degree from Cornell University in 2001 and an M.B.A from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2011.