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Nicholas Lakas

VP Asset Management | InnVest REIT

Nicholas leads the Full Service and Luxury Asset Management team at InnVest REIT. 

Nicholas has an appetite to create and re-invent unique brand experiences for travellers that deliver above market returns for ownership.

Over the last 15+ years, Nicholas has been honing this belief in the hospitality sector with Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Caesars Entertainment where he led the creation of the sustainability trailblazing Element Hotels in the extended stay segment. Nicholas also stewarded the development of one of the fastest growing brands in the history of the hospitality industry - Aloft Hotels.  Nicholas started his career as an investment banker with Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse focused on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions in the technology sector.

Nicholas currently lives in Toronto with his wife and two young children.  He is a graduate from the Richard Ivey School of Business.