Jason Farned '04
Collins Hospitality Society President
Associate, Passport Advisory Group
Jason Farned is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Passport Advisory Group, one of the nation’s premier hospitality real estate advisory groups, specializing in advisory service, hospitality brokerage, and debt and equity finance. Headquartered in San Francisco Bay, the firm has offices in Sacramento, Santa Cruz and Los Angeles. Mr. Farned advises investors on hotel and restaurant acquisitions and dispositions with a focus on Southern California.
Prior to joining Passport Advisory Group, Mr. Farned spent 14 years with Buca Inc./Planet Hollywood Intl where he gained critical experience and an deft perspective into hospitality operations while holding positions such as executive chef and operating partner at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant.
Mr. Farned earned his Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from The Collins College of Hospitality Management at California Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of California. Mr. Farned was the Collins Hopsitality Society’s founding director of faculty and student outreach before being elected as vice president to the Collins Hospitality Society executive board.