The former has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Capital Group since its formation in 1991.
Starwood operates a +$1 billion REIT.
Over the past 18 years, Mr. Sternlicht has structured more than 300 investment transactions with an asset value of more than $40 billion.
He was the Chairman of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (Starwood Hotels), an NYSE-listed company and an affiliate of the Company, from September 1997 to May 2005 and the Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Hotels from January 1999 to October 2004.
He was also the Chairman of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Starwood Hotels, from January 1995 to May 2005 and the Chief Executive Officer of this subsidiary from January 1995 to October 2004. Founded by Mr. Sternlicht in 1995, Starwood Hotels is now one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 800 properties in 80 countries and more than 115,000 employees.
Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchiser of hotels and resorts with seven internationally renowned brands, including: The St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Sheraton, Westin, Le Meridien and Four Points by Sheraton, as well as Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a premier developer and operator of vacation ownership resorts.
He attended Brown and Harvard Business School.
He lives in Greenwich, CT.
Barry S. Sternlicht
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