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A Principal since 2004, Ed James joined Mumford Company in 1996. An active broker based in the firm’s Virginia headquarters, Ed supervises all sales activity for the firm, in addition to numerous corporate responsibilities.

His practice focuses primarily on the mid-market and economy segments of the industry with a concentration in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States.

Immediately prior to joining Mumford Company, Ed served as President of Alliance Management Group, a full-service hotel management and consulting firm based in Virginia. Through Alliance, he worked with both corporate and individual hotel owners across all major brand families in both the limited and full-service operating sectors to improve operating performance results.

Prior to his tenure at Alliance, Ed served in several management capacities with Hilton Hotels Corporation. He began his career with Hilton in operations and transitioned into a sales capacity at the Washington Hilton and Towers in Washington, D.C.

Ed is a frequent panelist at industry conferences, pens numerous lodging related articles, and is a regular contributor to hospitality industry publications. He is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

Mumford Company is a hotel real estate brokerage firm with a commitment to results-oriented customer service that has accomplished over 1,000 completed transactions in its 40+ year history. With its experienced sales team in five regional offices across the country, including the company's newly opened Washington DC office, Mumford Company is a leader in the sale of mid-market and economy hotels. For more information, contact Mumford Company at (757) 873-0962.