NATIIVO’S DEVELOPER TEAM
HostiingTM, co-founded by CEO Harvey Hernandez, is a real estate and technology company headquartered in Miami, FL that features a collection of brands and products designed for homesharing. Hostiing’s dynamic portfolio includes: Niido, a first-of-its-kind multi-family apartment community, and Natiivo, the first hospitality-driven real estate brand to offer home ownership, with both including homesharing as an amenity. Additionally, Hostiing has developed a proprietary tech platform, SiightTM, providing support to developers, owners and residents in managing the homesharing economy across multifamily, hospitality and real estate industries.
Harvey HernandezFounder & CEO
Each Natiivo embodies the quintessential character of its location
Guests and residents gain an insider’s-view into the city through unique on- and off-site activities and events
We celebrate each city’s makers and doers by including them into the Natiivo experience: from small-batch local coffee in each room to special partnerships with wellness gurus to collaborations with artists and designers
George Dabney is a Partner and CFO at Hostiing. He has more than 18 years of experience as a hotel finance executive and has led and advised Thayer Lodging Group and Brookfield Hotel Properties through complex capital structures and capital markets transactions. Previously, Mr. Dabney was an audit manager for EY. Mr. Dabney is active with his alma mater, Penn State University. He is a member of the Philanthropy Council Steering Committee of the Penn State University College of Health and Human Development and is also a member of the Penn State Hotel & Restaurant Society Executive Board, where he serves as Treasurer and co-chairs the Sponsorship Committee. Additionally, he is also a member of the Penn State Hospitality Real Estate Strategy Group and frequent guest lecturer at universities and real estate industry conferences. Mr. Dabney holds a M.B.A. from University of Maryland University College, and a B.S. in Accounting from Penn State University.
Kim Walker is a Partner and CMO of Hostiing. Kim began her career in the hospitality industry at the front desk of New York City's original boutique hotel, Morgans. Her innate understanding of service guided her through various positions and within two years, Walker found herself working directly with Morgans Hotel Group founder Ian Schrager. Kim opened 13 hotels for Morgans Hotel Group in the U.S. and abroad as CMO. In 2014, Kim opened SIDEWORK, a boutique creative agency which specialized in Brand Development and Marketing for companies such as Ian Schrager Company, Sixty Hotels, Arlo, and The Asbury. In 2017, Kim returned to Ian Schrager to oversee the brand, marketing, public relations, and special event efforts of his new hotel brand PUBLIC. Kim is driven by her passion for preserving core brand DNA while always looking to see what else might be possible for a brand.
Warren StammGeneral Counsel
Warren is a Partner and serves as General Counsel for Hostiing. In this position he plays a central role in the leadership of Hostiing’s legal team, with direct oversight of the group’s legal administration, corporate legal needs, contract, litigation, insurance, leasing, entitlement work and day-to-day development activities.
Prior to Hostiing, Warren has more than 30 years of experience in private practice and as in-house counsel, involved in the creation and implementation of strategic business growth initiatives, corporate governance oversight and regulatory compliance. He has served as general counsel for privately held, family-owned investment companies. Previously, Warren served as independent legal counsel, in-house general counsel Chief Compliance Officer at Tax Defense Network, LLC in Jacksonville, Fla., and executive vice president and general counsel for Dezer Development, LLC in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. He currently resides in Miami, FL.
Nicholas BilottaHead of Hospitality
Nicholas Bilotta is the Head of Hospitality at Hostiing. Nick began his career in hospitality over 20 years ago after attending Johnson & Wales and majoring in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management. He has a vast amount of experience operating hotels with Crestline Hotels, White Lodging and ultimately, TPG Hotels and Resorts. Nick was most recently Senior Vice President of Hospitality and oversaw an excess of 26 branded and independent hotels across the East Coast. He was also invited to sit on the Marriott Rooms Advisory Board for Marriott International. Nick was born and raised in upstate New York and now resides in Boca Raton with his wife and son.
Luis RestrepoVP | Special Projects
Luis Restrepo is the VP of Special Projects at Hostiing. Luis began his career in the hospitality industry as a front desk agent before working for more than 26 years for the Colombian Government Trade Bureau where he held several positions including Director of the Entity for the US market. He also worked in promoting tourism and government affairs in both Latin and North America, making him an asset to the Hostiing team. Luis graduated from FAU with a major in Economics. He currently resides with his three daughters and wife in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
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