Howard B. Isaacson

Senior Vice President, RLJ Lodging Trust

Howard B. Isaacson

Senior Vice President Asset Management


Howard B. Isaacson's responsibilities include all asset management and risk management. Prior to joining RLJ, Mr. Isaacson was the Vice President of Finance for HEI Hospitality, LLC. From 1993 to 2001, Mr. Isaacson held several positions with MeriStar Hotels & Resorts, Inc. ("MeriStar"). During 1999 through 2001, he was the Executive Vice President of the Doral Golf Division of MeriStar, which generated annual revenues of approximately $19 million. Prior to CapStar Hotel Company’s merger with American General to form MeriStar and prior to CapStar Hotels Inc. going public in 1996, Mr. Isaacson served as CapStar Hotel’s Chief Financial Officer, overseeing the financial activities of a 46-hotel company that generated approximately $160 million in revenues. Mr. Isaacson has over 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry that includes positions with Universal Hotels and Holiday Inns, Inc. He earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Elizabethtown College in 1975, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Isaacson was elected as the International President of the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals in 1995 and co-authored the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry – Ninth Edition. Mr. Isaacson currently sits on the board of the Hospitality Asset Managers Association.