Executive Vice President, Asset Management of Park Hotels and Resorts
Robert Tanenbaum is the Executive Vice President, Asset Management of Park Hotels and Resorts (NYSE: PK), a real estate investment trust with 67 properties and over 35,000 hotel rooms.
Robert served most recently as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President – Asset Management at DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE: DRH) from 2013 until September 2016. Prior to his tenure at DiamondRock, Robert was the Principal of Madison Hotel Advisors LLC, a specialized asset management firm dedicated to value optimization for hotel owners from 2004 to 2013. He partnered with Goldman Sach’s Whitehall Fund in their acquisition and ownership of a 23-hotel Wyndham portfolio and oversaw their 3,500-room Hawaii and Caribbean portfolio, while also working with additional clients including the owner of the Waldorf Astoria Chicago.
From 1996 until 2004, Robert served as Vice President of Asset Management with Host Marriott Corporation (now known as Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: HST)). During his tenure at Host, Robert was responsible for the repositioning of many assets and optimizing investor returns through a focused approach on operational excellence.
Before joining Host, Robert served at PKF Consulting in San Francisco. He performed appraisals and feasibility studies for hotels, conference centers, and entertainment venues, as well as developed strategic plans for several US Air Force bases. Robert began his career in the hospitality industry with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts working in Chicago and then Maui. He was a member of the opening management team for the Four Seasons Resort Wailea working in all areas of the rooms division including housekeeping, guest services and the front office.
Robert graduated with High Distinction from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management. He is a member of the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA) and previously served four years on its Board of Directors as its Treasurer.