Our Team


SVN Hotels offers a national reach with local expertise across all aspects of the hospitality spectrum. With offices in more than 15 cities strategically located throughout the United States, and more than 35 seasoned hospitality professionals with regional market knowledge, SVN Hotels understands the specific factors which impact the acquisition and disposition of hospitality properties from coast-to-coast. Our expert hospitality professionals are available where you are and where you want to be.



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Don Walston

As Chairman of the Howard Perry and Walston Companies, Don Walston's extensive experience and background encompasses almost every area of the real estate business, from development and building to sales, management and brokerage.

Mr. Walston entered the real estate business in 1966. After a successful sales career, he formed a partnership in 1973 with one of North Carolina’s most respected builders, Howard Perry, and what was to become Howard Perry and Walston Realty, Inc. was born. With Don’s continuous leadership and involvement, Howard Perry and Walston has grown and expanded into a $2.3 Billion company.

As Chairman of SVN Hotels, Mr. Walston demands that the ever changing needs of the hospitality investor seeking a knowledgeable, full-service, hotel brokerage firm are not only met, but exceeded.

Sanjay Mundra

CEO Sanjay Mundra has been involved in the hospitality business for more than 30 years. As a former owner, developer, operator and broker of numerous, large hotel projects, Mr. Mundra brings with him not only the knowledge and experience an owner or operator requires, but their perspective as well.

SVN Hotels will serve owners, investors, developers, and operators with a full spectrum of integrated hospitality real estate services, all with the strength and infrastructure of the Sperry Van Ness® name squarely behind it.

SVN Hotels CEO Sanjay Mundra, is a graduate of the University of Bombay and the MBA program at Campbell University, He has been a successful commercial real estate entrepreneur since founding First American and the Soleil Group in the early 1990’s. Under his leadership, SVN Hotels will continue to grow and establish itself as a leader in the hotel brokerage industry.

Jeff Roike
Senior Vice President

SVN Hotels Senior Vice President Jeff Roike brings with him over 30 years of national hotel experience with major hotel chains Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Over his career he has acquired a thorough understanding of hotels and hospitality, with extensive experience in hotel acquisitions, openings, operations, renovations and disposition. This knowledge and experience affords him the unique position of representing, promoting and guiding clients and hotels advisors through the complex process of hotel brokerage in the ever-changing hospitality market.

Mr. Roike received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati in Urban Planning and Design. This degree has and continues to benefit him and his clients in working through the various state and municipal departments and regulations surrounding hotel development, acquisition and disposition. His thorough knowledge of hotel brokerage, international hotel companies and governmental regulations all contribute in providing SVN Hotels the support and expertise for long-term growth.

Maria Stallings
Executive Assistant to the CEO

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