Recognized for his visionary hotel solutions and deep understanding of the needs of hotel owners, Marc Meisel oversees the strategic planning, operations, marketing and development for Meisel Holdings Managed Services. His career in hotel management/development and commercial real estate spans over 20 years, during which he has managed all facets of hotel investment, management, financing and development. From identifying and negotiating hotel acquisitions, to repositioning existing hospitality product, Marc’s extensive experience gives his clients a 360-degree view of their asset value. He has held hotel leadership roles at properties stretching across the East Coast, from motels to luxury boutique properties. Marc is known in the industry for his attention to detail and repositioning assets to maximize their potential.
Marc began his career in the early 1990’s, when he created the largest on-street parking privatization company with operations in North America, Europe, South America and Asia. His entrepreneurship and vision continued to pave the way to an array of businesses from multiple technology startups to brick and motor real estate investment and development at Meisel Holdings.
A seasoned hotelier and hospitality leader, James leverages his 35+ years of hotel operations experience to strategically increase profits and lower expenses at every property in the Meisel portfolio – all while delivering remarkable guest experiences, streamlined operation systems and increased asset value. His career spans a variety of senior leadership management roles at both branded and boutique properties, all distinguished by his signature hands-on approach to operations and owner mentality. He served several management roles during his 16-year tenure with Interstate Hotels & Resorts, including general manager roles for the Parsippany Hilton in New Jersey, the luxury Algonquin Hotel in New York and the famed 1013-room Roosevelt Hotel in New York, where he led a team of 80 managers and 600 union employees to produce $75 million in total annual revenues. Afterwards, as the Senior Vice President of Property Management for The Applied Companies, he led the development and pre-opening for the W Hoboken. James is a graduate of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.
Rebecca brings a unique operations and asset management background to her 30-year hotel financial accounting career, giving her a rare and broad perspective when collaborating with department managers and hotel owners and achieving business results. She has expertly handled more than 50 hotel transactions, from purchases, to new build projects and has worked with every hotel type, including full-service, franchises and resorts, across the country. She brings extensive internal and financial control systems and detailed reporting to Meisel properties, ensuring large margins and operational accountability to hotel owners. She has developed written financial procedures and policies for maximum internal control, efficiency and profitability. Prior to joining Meisel Holdings Managed Services, Rebecca served as both the Asset Manager and Operations Manager at Hospitality Partners, and was the firm’s Financial Controller for more than a decade. Rebecca is an accounting graduate of George Mason University.