Real Hospitality Group is pleased to announce the appointment of James Kearney as the General Manager for Hotel Shocard!

James joins us with extensive experience in NYC, having managed hotels in all three boroughs, including the Element Times Square, Holiday Inn – Chelsea, Holiday Inn Express Brooklyn Downtown, and the Doubletree Hotel JFK.  He has received accolades from Magna Hospitality, such as Manager of the Year.  Most recently, as the General Manager of the Holiday Inn Express Roslyn, James moved the property up 40% in brand scores, exceeded budget, and increased RevPAR year over year.

With his extensive experience in hospitality, James is a welcomed addition to RHG’s family of boutique hotels.  Please join me in congratulating James!  He can be reached via email at


Louis Llach