TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION Appoints Gary E. Schweikert as Managing Director of Trump Soho® New York
November 7, 2014 7:41am
"I am thrilled to join the team here at Trump SoHo, said Mr. Schweikert. "The majority of my time in the hotel business has been spent right here in Manhattan, and I am pleased to take the helm of this sophisticated downtown property."
"We are delighted to welcome an industry veteran of Gary's caliber to the leadership team of TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION," said Jim Petrus, chief operating officer of TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION. "With his extensive experience in luxury hospitality, Gary brings an in-depth knowledge of operations and strategy to complement Trump SoHo's positioning in New York City."
Mr. Schweikert comes to Trump SoHo with vast management experience, most recently serving as founder of Strata Hospitality Group and its sister company Arambys Inc, which provides owner relations and strategic advice to developers of hotel projects internationally. Previously, Mr. Schweikert served as president of Jumeirah Hospitality and Leisure USA, and concurrently general manager of the Jumeirah Essex House. His career also includes nine years as the regional vice president of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts and managing director of New York's historic Plaza Hotel, and senior management positions within Hilton Hotels including at the legendary Waldorf Astoria.
Mr. Schweikert is the recipient of many awards, including the International Geneva Association's Restaurateur of the Year, the Cardinal's Award by the Cardinal's Committee of the Laity, and the Humanitarian of the Year Award by the American Jewish Committee. He is past Chairman of the Hotel Association of New York City and proudly serves as Vice-Chairman of The Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation.
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Trump SoHo is a joint venture among The Sapir Organization, Bayrock Group, L.L.C., and an affiliate of the Trump Organization. Trump SoHo is located at 246 Spring Street, New York, NY, 10013.
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