What we do
GJS Investment Group is a private equity investment firm that seeks to identify and invest in small to medium-sized businesses and investment opportunities within the real estate and hospitality industries.
Our business history
Founded in 2004, GJS Investment Group, LLC is a privately-owned company. Based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, GJS is committed to quality, reliability and honesty.
About our staff
Mark A. Hoy, President, founded GJS Investment Group, LLC in 2004. Mr. Hoy, a 25-year veteran of the travel, hospitality and real estate industries, is the former Vice President - International Marketing of the Travel Industry Association of America (TIA), the national organization that represents the $555 million U.S. travel industry. He also served as the Executive Director of the United States National Tourism Organization (USNTO), the Director of Tourism for the State of Pennsylvania, and the Founding Director of the Susquehanna Valley Visitors Bureau in central Pennsylvania. Prior to this he served as the Executive Director of the Union County (PA) Economic Development Council and as an Associate Broker in a regional real estate firm.
His industry experience includes travel and tourism, domestic and international sales and marketing, commercial and residential real estate, government service and retail. Mr. Hoy has held numerous industry leadership positions including serving as Vice Chairman of the World Tourism Organization - Business Council, based in Madrid, Spain; as a member of the board of directors of the Travel Industry Association of America, the National Tour Association and the National Council of State Tourism Directors; and as a member of the U.S. Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus - Advisory Board and the White House Conference on Travel and Tourism - Steering Committee.
Mr. Hoy holds a B.S. in Economics from The University of Scranton where he was inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the National Economics Honor Society.