Brian Testorf

Brian Testorf

Vice President, Valuation Advisory - Americas

Current responsibilities

Brian Testorf currently serves as a Vice President with JLL Valuation Advisory – Hotels & Hospitality, based in Boston, MA. Mr. Testorf conducts appraisals of lodging properties across the United States. He is a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser specializing exclusively in the evaluation of hotel, resort, and gaming properties. Assignments include market and feasibility studies of full-service, limited-service, and extended-stay hotel facilities.


Prior to joining JLL, Brian served as a Senior Associate with LW Hospitality Advisors based in New York City and Boston. Brian led the opening of LW Hospitality Advisors Boston office in 2021 while executing or consulting on appraisals or feasibility studies of over 200 hotels in over 25 states during his tenure. Previously, Brian gained valuable leadership experience and knowledge of hotel operations with Marriott Hotels International at the Westin Copley Place Boston. During his time at the Westin Copley Place Boston, Brian led teams in the Front Office, Food & Beverage, and Sales and Marketing in management roles. In 2016, Brian was named Front of the House Associate of the Year by the Westin Copley Place Boston Executive Committee, and in 2017 directed the Westin Copley Place Boston Front Office to generate the highest amount of Room Upgrade Revenue in the Northeast United States under the Drake Beil Upsell Program.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Business Management, Finance, and Political Science: - Bryant University – 2015


  • Certification in Hospitality and Tourism Management - Florida Atlantic University – 2020

  • Certification in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management - Cornell University – School of Hotel Administration – 2017

Published Articles

  • B&Bs on Cape Cod; Is the Current Operating Model Sustainable?

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser:

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont