Claire Lieberman

Adjunct Faculty
Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management

Claire Lieberman is a passionate hospitality professional who brings over a decade of experience in hotel management, investment, consulting and development. As vice president of acquisitions and development for Pyramid Global Hospitality, she is responsible for growing Pyramid’s diverse portfolio of hotels and resorts through acquisition, development, third-party management and M&A activity.

Prior to joining Pyramid (and Benchmark, its successor company), Claire led the development efforts for Red Lion Hotel Corporation’s lifestyle, boutique brand, expanding the firm’s national footprint and driving brand awareness with key industry players. Claire also held multiple development positions with Two Roads Hospitality, playing an integral role in the merger of Destination Hotels & Resorts and Commune Hotels & Resorts in 2016 and supporting the growth of the portfolio until the firm was successfully acquired by Hyatt Hotels Corporation in 2018. Claire also spent time working for Denver-based brokerage firm Hospitality Real Estate Counselors, assisting with the valuation and marketing of over $1B of hospitality assets, after beginning her career in operations with White Lodging Management.

Claire is a double graduate of the University of Denver, having earned both her undergraduate degree (BSBA, Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management) and her master’s (MBA, Daniels College of Business) from DU. She has regularly guest-lectured for the HRTM program and been an active LEAD Mentor since 2018. When not exploring exciting new hotel opportunities or teaching class, she spends her time enjoying the beautiful Colorado outdoors with her husband, Danny (also a DU graduate!) and their golden retriever, Luna.