Lasalle Hotel Properties (LHO) Q2 2010 Earnings Call Transcript July 22, 2010 9:00 am ET Executives Michael Barnello – President and CEO Hans Weger – CFO Analysts Shaun Kelley – Bank of America Jeffrey Donnelly – Wells Fargo Josh Attie – Citi Bill Crow – Raymond James Michael Salinsky – RBC Capital Markets Dan Donlan – Janney Capital Markets Damian Brewer [ph] – JPMorgan Chris Woronka – Deutsche Bank PresentationOperator
Good day and welcome to the LaSalle Hotel Properties second quarter 2010 conference call. This call is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the call over to Mr. Michael Barnello, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Please go ahead, sir. Michael Barnello Thank you, Katie. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the second quarter earnings call and webcast for LaSalle Hotel Properties. Here with me today is Hans Weger, our Chief Financial Officer. In addition to providing the financial results of our second quarter, Hans and I will discuss the company's activities in the quarter, the performance of our assets and the trend affecting them. We will also discuss our outlook for the remainder of 2010 for the industry and for our company. We will then open the call to questions and answers. Hans? Hans Weger Thanks Mike. Good morning. Before we begin, I would first like to make the following remarks. Any statements that we make today about future results and performance or plans and objectives are forward-looking statements, as results may differ as a result of factors, risks and uncertainties over which the company may have no control.