Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> November 8, 2013

A Favorable Outlook on Lodging C-Corps and the Timeshare Industry

Yarmak, Simon
Simon Yarmak, CFA, is a Vice President in the real estate sector, covering lodging and triple-net companies, at Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc. Mr. Yarmak joined the Research Team at Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., in May 2007. Prior to launching coverage, Mr. Yarmak served as an Associate Analyst supporting the research of the lodging, multifamily, self-storage and student housing industries. Mr. Yarmak graduated with an MBA and a graduate certificate of investments from the Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business, and also holds an M.A. and B.A. in Talmudic Law from Ner Israel College. In addition, he holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Yarmak is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Profile
TWST: Why don't we start with a brief overview of your coverage universe?

Mr. Yarmak: I started six years ago at Stifel as an Associate covering the apartment, student housing and