Managing Director


Pete Dannemiller is Managing Director of Hodges Ward Elliott, the leading hotel brokerage and investment-banking firm in the U.S.

Since joining HWE in 1996, Pete has become one of the leading producers within the firm and the hotel investment sales and financing industry.  Dannemiller has teamed with Partner Mark Elliott to close sales and financing transactions totaling over $30 billion in volume during his tenure with the firm.  With a strong background in finance, Dannemiller is primarily responsible for HWE’s debt placement activity, which has totaled over $4 billion over the last 8 years.

Pete has been a speaker/panelist at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), the Atlanta Hotel Investment Conference, Hotel Asset Manger’s Association (HAMA) Conference, The Lodging Conference, the Midwest Lodging Investment Summit, Meet the Money, and NYU’s International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference and has been quoted in Hotel Business, Real Estate Forum and Lodging Hospitality magazines as a hospitality brokerage expert.

Pete holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from Emory University.