Marcus hires Riley to expand portfolio

Milwaukee-based Marcus Corp. announced that Thomas Riley has been named senior vice president-development of Marcus Hotels & Resorts and MCS Capital LLC.

Riley has 22 years of experience in the lodging industry, focusing on acquisitions, development finance at companies like Crestline Hotels and Resorts, Marriott International, Hilton Hotels Corp., Promus Hotel Corp. and Embassy Suites.

He most recently worked as vice president of acquisitions and development at Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, where he spent eight years identifying potential acquisitions, joint ventures and third-party management deals, completing financial modeling, analysis and market feasibility studies and negotiating hotel operating, technical services and purchase and sale agreements.
Riley graduated from Pennsylvania State University and holds an MBA from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

“Tom’s extensive experience in acquisitions and development further strengthens our hotel division executive team,” said Thomas Kissinger, interim president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts and senior executive vice president of The Marcus Corp. “Tom will work closely with William R. Reynolds, Jr., senior managing director of MCS Capital, in pursuing opportunities to further expand our hotel portfolio by adding high-quality management contracts and sourcing potential hotel investment opportunities. We look forward to continuing to expand the presence of Marcus Hotels & Resorts as a leading national hotel management company.”

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