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About Us

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Woodworth Core Group was formed in 2024 as the merger of R.M. Woodworth & Associates, a leading hospitality consulting firm, and Core Hospitality Advisors, a leading hospitality appraisal firm.  

The leadership of Woodworth Core Group has a long history of analyzing both the historical and future performance of the lodging industry. 


We specialize in providing asset management, hospitality appraisals, feasibility and market studies, litigation support, customized research and portfolio analysis to a broad array of owners, managers, lenders, and public and private sector investors, as well as product and service providers to the hospitality industry.  Detailed market analyses involving the acquisition or repositioning of existing assets,  valuation of all types of hospitality properties, as well as new development consulting, and asset management are core competencies of the firm. 


Our clients are a broad array of lenders, hotel owners, developers, public REITS, private equity firms, major hotel companies, municipalities, universities, and public agencies.  Over the past 40 years, the principals of the firm have provided an array of services involving more than 5,000 hotels nationwide.

Meet Our Experts

Colleagues, Collaborators and Friends for Decades

R. Mark Woodworth
(678) 923-6007
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Henry B. Staley, Jr., MAI, CPA, ISHC, CRE
(904) 610-9679
Jill L. Bidwell, MAI
(404) 915-1130
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John Ritger, MAI
(678) 641-9768
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Adam Cowart, MAI
(205) 382-0616
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Henry B. Fonde, Jr.
Senior Vice President
(904) 655-8105
Edward M. Walls
Senior Vice President
(678) 283-5340
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Jeremy R. Gilston
Vice President
(703) 914-3308
Heidi Burns, MAI
Vice President
(205) 382-0616
Daniel Riley
Vice President
(678) 644-3150
Christopher A. Arcuragi 
(404) 408-8949
Elaine Phares
Business Development Manager
(205) 563-4071
Sophie Griffies 
Research Analyst
(205) 569-2344
Brittany Lumpkin 
Appraisal Coordinator
(205) 547-0376
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