As a leading hotel management company for over 25 years, the Bricton Group is committed to delivering unparalleled value and results for our owners by offering products and services designed to exceed our clients’ expectations.
With a diverse portfolio of more than 2,500 hotel rooms across the United States under management, we have a proven reputation for delivering superior results through seamless collaboration and communication. Our Proprietary Technology Platform (PTP) is a state-of-art communications system that effortlessly facilitates the exchange of information among our owners, investors and hotel associates.
The people within The Bricton Group strive to make our hotels first-class. Our comprehensive expertise in the hospitality industry – from both the service and real estate viewpoints – empowers us to give clients undivided attention and tailor our services to address specific needs.
With over 160 years of combined experience, the Bricton Group is exceptionally qualified to assist with all hospitality initiatives.
Mr. Doherty has been involved in the real estate, finance and hospitality industry since 1983. In 1989, Mr. Doherty founded The Bricton Group in Northbrook, Illinois; a start-up company that has grown to managing over $75,000,000 in annual revenues. As CEO of The Bricton Group, Mr. Doherty has been primarily responsible for the success and reputation of The Bricton Group.
Mr. Cohen is a senior level operating executive with over forty years' experience in the hospitality business. He has successfully operated Sheraton, Hilton, Marriott, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Best Western, Quality, Comfort Inn and Ramada hotels. Since 1992, Mr. Cohen has held the position of Senior Vice President with The Bricton Group. Mr. Cohen has been actively involved in the hospitality business since the age of 16, when he understudied his family's hotel business.
Mr. Yaneck joined The Bricton Group in 2008. He has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, primarily with Marriott, Wyndham and independent hotel chains. Mr. Yaneck provides day-to-day support and direction to general managers and their respective teams in driving revenue, improving service standards, increasing profit and maintaining various franchise standards.
Mrs. Cole joined The Bricton Group in 2007. She has held numerous positions throughout her 25 year career in both the sales and catering arenas. She has worked for brands such as Marriott, Hilton and Holiday Inn. Mrs. Cole has previously worked as a National Sales Manager for the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau. She assists the Bricton Sales & Catering team in strategies and planning that will assist them in making their financial goals.
Mr. Lewis Joined the Bricton Group in 2009. With over 20 years of experience in hospitality management, Mr. Lewis has held positions in the areas of Sales, Operations and Revenue Management. Bricton properties benefit from his expertise in strategic market planning, business development, and P&L management. Mr. Lewis' Brand experience includes IHG, Hyatt, Hilton, Starwood and Kimpton hotel properties. He assists the Bricton portfolio of properties in obtaining the right customer, at the right time, at the right price.
Mr. Bates joined the Bricton Group in 2007 after a 15 year career with Marriott International. A life-long hotelier who grew up in the business, he has leadership experience in Renaissance, Doubletree, Hampton Inn, Staybridge Suites, Residence Inn, Courtyard, Comfort Inn, Red Roof Inn and in the full-service Resort arena. Mr. Bates has been named a regional Hotelier of the Year by the Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association and is listed among the 25 GM’s to Watch by Hotel Management magazine. He is a past graduate and teaching assistant with Dale Carnegie Institute, is a licensed Wisconsin real estate broker and a suma cum laude graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout.