Eric Jacobs, Chief Development Officer for Marriott International, Featured Speaker for Real Estate Boot Camp

Eric Jacobs, Chief Development Officer for Marriott International, was the featured speaker for the Real Estate Boot Camp on Friday, September 28th. Mr. Jacobs discussed hotel ownership including investing, deal structuring, asset management, as well as brand management. He also provided information on career opportunities available in the hotel industry.

Eric Jacobs, Chief Development Officer for Marriott International, was the featured speaker for the Real Estate Boot Camp on Friday, September 28th.  Mr. Jacobs discussed hotel ownership including investing, deal structuring, asset management, as well as brand management.  He also provided information on career opportunities available in the hotel industry.

 

Eric Jacobs is Chief Development Officer for Marriott International- US and Canada. He is responsible for franchise and managed growth for Marriott's Select Brands including Courtyard, Sheraton Four Points, SpringHills Suites, Fairfield Inn and Suites, AC by Marriott, Aloft, Moxy, Residence Inn, Elements by Westin, and TownePlace Suites. 

Mr. Jacobs began his career with Marriott International in 2005, where he led Marriott's Select Service and Extended Stay franchising and managed development efforts in the Western United States. 

Hi professional career includes 30 years of experience in the hospitality and restaurant business with extensive experience in hotel acquisitions and development, franchising, market planning and analysis, hotel and restaurant operations, branding, concept development, and sales. He has worked for both private and publicly held companies including Hilton International, InterContinental Hotels Group, Stouffer Hotels and Resorts, Tarsadia Hotels and Club Corp of America. 

He sits on the board of Extreme Response International, a global humanitarian aid organization committed to changing the lives of people living in extreme, often life-threatening, situations. The programs are designed to bring help and hope to those in need with particular emphasis on at-risk children and women.