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John Berndt

Lansing, Michigan

Senior advisor for multi-use projects for International brands, independent owners/developers on hospitality operations programing and development.

Key Consulting Services

  • Operations
  • Asset Management
  • Masterplan Project Management
  • Development, Openings, renovations & conversions
  • Fund raising


John has successfully developed, opened and operated Iconic developments including branded and independent hotels, restaurants, beach clubs, resorts, wellness and retail. He has contributed to the growth of brands including Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons, W, Westin, Hyatt, Cipriani, Pan Pacific and Marco Polo International Hotel groups.


He advises multi-use project owners/developers on conceptual design, hospitality operations, programing, branding, positioning and joint venture opportunities. John has been involved in all aspects of development, opening and operating premier luxury brands in retail, hotels, resorts, clubs, restaurants, residences, spa's and casino's around the world.

Professional & Other

John is currently working on developing unique eco friendly resorts in Arizona and New York, renovating a waterfront resort on the gulf of Mexico and evaluating feasibility of several mega resorts in Asia. Most recently completing assignments with a lead certified lake front resort in the Adirondacks and the renovation of two iconic historic hotels. He worked with Howard Hughes on Ward Village, a high end masterplanned community in Waikiki. He promotes New York State agriculture, wineries, breweries, craft beverages, artisans and entrepreneurs with Wegmans and Constellation brands. John has spearheaded the successful development, rebranding, renovation and operations for luxury boutique hotels, restaurants, beach clubs, master planned communities, spa's and golf resorts.


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