Bruce Baltin is a Senior Vice President in the Los Angeles office of PKF Consulting USA, a national consulting firm specializing in the hospitality and real estate industries.
PKF Consulting USA is a member of Pannell Kerr Forster International, an international accounting and consulting firm with over 250 offices worldwide. In his more than 35 years with PKF, Mr. Baltin has had a wide diversity of experience in the hospitality industry, including market demand studies, valuations, economic and operational consulting, and dealing with leases, franchises and management contracts.
Mr. Baltin's industry experience includes hotels, resorts, clubs, restaurants, theme parks, and national and state parks. He has frequently been quoted in the national and local press, and has testified as an expert witness on various industry issues.
Prior to joining PKF, Mr. Baltin taught at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and was corporate operations analyst for the Sheraton Corporation of America. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Policy Planning & Development at the University of Southern California. He has lectured on hotel management at the University of California Los Angeles Extension, and has also taught extensively at The Collins College of Hospitality Management at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He serves on the Board of Advisors of The Collins College of Hospitality Management, and is a member of various professional and community organizations.
PKF Consulting USA is an international firm of management consultants, industry specialists and appraisers who provide a full range of services to the hospitality, real estate and tourism industries. Related companies include The PKF Hospitality Research Group, a hospitality-related market research firm.
Headquartered in San Francisco, the firm has offices in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles and Washington, DC. PKF Consulting is a member of the Pannell Kerr Forster International Association, with 300 offices in 90 countries.
The firm is staffed and equipped to provide the leisure and real estate industries with the following key services: Asset Advisory Services, Transaction Advice and Due Diligence, Appraisal and Valuation, International Hospitality Consulting, Public Sector Leisure and Tourism Consulting, and Litigation Support.
Senior professionals of the firm have been a part of the hospitality business for upwards of 25 years. They head teams of consultants who bring a broad range of experience—corporate finance, hotel operations, resort planning, and international tourism—to meeting client needs. Real estate professionals carry MAI (Member of the Appraisal Institute), CRE (Counselor of Real Estate), and ISHC (International Society of Hospitality Consultants) designations, among others.
|American Hotel & Lodging Association|
|California Restaurant Association|
|California Hotel & Lodging Association|
|Court of Master Sommeliers|
|National Restaurant Association|
Senior Vice President
PKF Consulting USA