Chuck Nester is President of Brown Nester Hospitality Services, Inc., he holds the certifications of CHB (Certified Hotel Broker/HBI) and CHA (Certified Hotel Administrator/AHMA).
Chuck was the president of Brown Hotel Group, Inc., and started his career with them in 1978 as a sales associate. He earned his California Brokers License in 1979. He has participated in numerous sales and lease transactions and was named 1985 Hotel Brokers International's (HBI) "Salesman of the Year" for his outstanding achievements in hotel/motel sales.
Chuck's accolades include:
- Hotel and Motel Brokers of America "Broker of the Year" Award in 1990, 1991, 2003 & 2004
- Largest Dollar Volume for the Year Award 1990, 1998, 2003 & 2006
- Top Broker of the Year in the Mountain/Pacific Region for HBI in 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 & 2006
- Most Unique Deal of 1990 and 1998
- Largest Portfolio Sale 2006
Chuck Nester served 12 years on HBI's Board of Directors (1987-1999, President 1990 & 1993) and is the proud recipient of HBI's Noah Canfield Distinguished Service Award.
George E. Brown is the Charman of the Board of Brown Nester Hospitality Services Inc.
George was a top producer at Brown Hotel Group for over 54 years. During this time, he has participated in numerous sales and lease transactions for individual clients and large corporations. Additionally, he was been actively involved in site selection, development and operations for his many partnership interests.
Originally from Foxboro, Massachusetts, he attended Norwich University (Vermont) and later served in the United States Air Force.
Mark Hemstreet has worked in hotel brokerage for over 10 years, after a successful 25-year career in hotel operations.
Equipped with an extensive knowledge of hotels and a hospitality degree from UNLV, Mark is invaluable to both buyers and sellers who wish to maximize their investment.
Mark previously was an owner and general partner of the Best Western Antelope Valley Inn & Conference Center, where he presided as general manager. During this time he also served as a Best Western Governor for District 6-5. His extensive work experience comprises a strong balance from limited-service independent properties to luxury Hyatt Regency properties.
Steve Lee started his career with Olympic Realty and Investment Company in 1978 as a sales associate and earned his Salesperson License in 1978 and Broker License in 1982. He was named a Top Sales Person for 10 years when he changed career paths and opened his own grocery market in Long Beach in 1990. Steve studied Business Administration at New Haven University in West Haven, Connecticut. A bank officer for 10 years, he also has extensive experience in the life insurance industry.
During the period he was engaged in hotel supply sales, he recognized how important and valuable hotel sales knowledge is and chose to sell his own business and restart his career in the lodging industry.
A man of honesty and integrity, Steve will do his best to protect your hotel/motel asset for maximum profit realization and capital accumulation.
Josh Nester started his career in the hospitality industry in 1996 and is experienced in investment grade ownership real estate.
Josh is starting the firm's fourth generation in Motel/Hotel Brokerage following the Brown family tradition of honest work for its clients, representing both sellers and buyers.
Josh earned his California Real Estate License and is specializing in mid-market motels in Southern California, representing both buyers and sellers.