Chief Commercial Officer
Peter Kressaty serves as Chief Commercial Officer responsible for the strategy and development of the firm’s service offerings and geographic footprint. Mr. Kressaty, who is based in New York, has more than thirty years of lodging sector experience, commencing his career in operations with Hyatt Hotels before serving as Club Manager at The Yale Club of New York, General Manager of the iconic luxury Lowell Hotel New York, Senior Vice President of Carino Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, and Regional Vice President, Sales & Marketing with Highgate. More recently, Mr. Kressaty was Executive Vice President of Forbes Travel Guide, consulting with the world’s top luxury brands and independent properties, and also served as Global Director of Residences for a private entity where he ensured the cohesive oversight of the properties, staff, operating procedures, service standards and day-to-day management.
In the past decade, Peter has traveled the world assessing and shaping delivery of service levels at the finest and most awarded luxury hotels, resorts, restaurants, spas, residences, private clubs, and cruise lines. Most notably, he had the distinct honor of leading training and service standards for The White House and Camp David. As a passionate hospitality professional, his effective leadership drove profitable growth and gained him rare exposure to a vast and unmatched variety of best practices across cultures, governments, suppliers and labor pools. His career has been centered on building trust and rapport with employees, partners, guests, and clients. Above all, Peter enjoys motivating and inspiring his team and his customers.
Peter serves on various hospitality industry boards and is a frequent guest lecturer at many prestigious Universities and their Hospitality Management Programs.