Chelsey Leffet, an HVS Director and leader of the Washington, D.C. Consulting and Valuation office, has appraised hundreds of hotels in the Mid-Atlantic, including Washington, D.C. and in major Beltway markets. Chelsey is a certified general appraiser in the District and surrounding states. Her skills plug into a network of fellow HVS appraisal experts, approaches, and infrastructure to generate the most authoritative, comprehensive advice about your hotel.
Before joining HVS, Chelsey served in guest services, operations, and restaurant roles at ARAMARK Higher Education; Lighthouse Resort Services in Corolla, North Carolina; the Columbus Inn in Wilmington, Delaware; and the Bellmoor Inn and Spa in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. With HVS, she has published articles on the dynamics of the most prominent Mid-Atlantic hotel markets, including Baltimore, Philadelphia, Annapolis, and Washington, D.C. Chelsey graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Hospitality Management, minoring in Business Administration, from East Carolina University. She earned a Master’s in Business Administration from East Carolina University in 2015.
Chelsey resides in northeast D.C., near Gallaudet University and historic Union Station. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, hiking, and visiting the beaches of southern Delaware and North Carolina.