Watermark Lodging Trust, Inc.
Michael G. Medzigian is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Watermark Lodging Trust Inc. (“WLT”), a publicly-registered Real Estate Investment Trust. WLT was formed by the merger of Carey Watermark Investors Inc., and Carey Watermark Investors 2 Inc., both publicly-registered Real Estate Investment Trusts, for both of which Mr. Medzigian served as CEO and a Director since their inception. Mr. Medzigian is also Chairman and Managing Partner of Watermark Capital Partners, LLC (“WCP”). He has led some of the world’s largest real estate private equity funds and has overseen over $17 billion of investments. He was previously President and CEO of Lazard Freres Real Estate Investors and before that a Founding Partner of Olympus Real Estate Corporation, the real estate fund management affiliate of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst. Earlier in his career he was President of Cohen Realty Services, he founded and was National Director of the Hospitality Consulting Practice at Deloitte & Touche, and he held various management positions with Marriott Corporation. He has served on numerous public and private boards and is a graduate of Cornell University.