Senior Vice President of Investments
Responsible for deal sourcing through an extensive network of brokers, institutional investors and other stakeholders. Also responsible for all aspects of transaction underwriting, contract negotiations, due diligence and deal execution.
Steen joined HEI in 2008 from the Waterford Hotel Group, where he was Director of Acquisitions & Development with responsibilities including land acquisition sourcing, securing entitlements and underwriting for ground-up hotel development projects and capital transactions. Formerly, he spent over 10 years in hospitality operations, leading various management teams at assets including the W Hotel Union Square NYC, Lotos Club in NYC and the Hotel Jerome in Aspen, CO.
Operational management career at luxury hospitality properties including The Hotel Jerome, Aspen, W-Union Square and The Lotos Club, New York City
Director of Development and Acquisition at The Waterford Group – focusing on the development, acquisition, disposition and refinancing of branded properties in the Northeast and Florida
Education and Affiliations
MS, Hotel Development & Asset Management, NYU Tisch Center, NYC
BA, Hotel & Restaurant Management, University of New Haven, CT
Board Member, NYU Tisch Center Alumni Society