The Bricton Group is a leading hotel management company that has been providing clients with unparalleled value since 1989. With a diverse portfolio and more than 2,500 hotel rooms across the United States under management, the company has a proven reputation for delivering superior results.
Differentiated by our experienced staff and innovative array of hospitality resources , Bricton is uniquely qualified to serve the needs of our clients by assisting them in making more informed decisions. The people within The Bricton Group strive to make our hotels first-class. We meet, we strategize, and we design memorable travel experiences for guests throughout the USA. As a result, Bricton guests return to our hotels again and again.
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.
The Bricton Group’s proprietary technology platform allows transparent communication from Bricton to ownership and investment groups, as well as to hotel associates.
We offer innovative hospitality management services within five distinct fields:
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 has grown to managing over $35,000,000 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. Drafall joined The Bricton Group in 2005 as Corporate Controller. Prior to his time with Bricton, Mr. Drafall had served as Corporate Controller for a Chicago based Hotel Management Company. Mr. Drafall brings with him over 25 years of hotel management experience to The Bricton Group.
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 numerious 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. Pekovic has recently joined the Bricton team as Vice President of Acquisitions and Business Development. He was previously with the hospitality group of a national real estate brokerage firm and was responsible for hotel valuations, asset marketing and due diligence negotiation. His responsibilities include identifying potential hotel acquisitions, third party management, and receiverships.
With over 160 years of experience the Bricton Group is exceptionally qualified to assist with all hospitality initiatives.
Ms. Groulx joined the Bricton Group in 2007 as the Assistant Controller. With over 35 years of hospitality experience Connie brings a wealth of expertise to the accounting department as well as human resources.