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Jacqueline Sanders Named General Manager of
The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester Hotel
VALHALLA, NY (May 2007) --- Jacqueline Four Sanders, a hotel manager with 15 years of luxury hotel management experience, has been named General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester hotel.

Destined to set a new standard for luxury hotels in this market, the 123-room Ritz-Carlton, Westchester is part of The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester luxury condominium towers rising in downtown White Plains. The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester, which is under construction, is expected to open in October. The 10-story luxury hotel will feature a 10,000-square-foot spa and fitness center; 10,000 square feet of meeting special event space; a two-story glass “winter garden” restaurant fronting on Main Street; and a 500-person ballroom. 

Ms. Sanders, a resident of East Williston, NY, comes to The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester, from the 261-room Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park in Manhattan, where she has been hotel manager for the past four years. While there, she has overseen the rooms, food and beverage, quality, residences and La Prairie Spa departments at this Mobile Five Star/AAA Five Diamond hotel, reporting directly to the vice president/area general manager. 

Prior to that, she served as Resident Manager of the Hotel Plaza-Athenee, a 152-room Manhattan hotel. She was the Rooms Division Manager at The Regency Hotel and at The Righa Royal Hotel, both in Manhattan. Formerly, she worked at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, where she was Assistant Rooms Executive and Director of Housekeeping; The Ritz-Carlton, New York, where she was Assistant Rooms Executive, Reservations/ Revenue Manager and Front Office Manager; and The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, FL, where she was Club Concierge and part of the Pre-Opening Team.

Ms. Sanders received her bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY. 

The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester, the region’s best-selling luxury high-rise condominium, is an entirely new concept in residential living that combines the carefree convenience of a condominium with the amenities and services of a world-class hotel. More than 80 percent of the 181 residences in Tower I have been sold in the past six months and sales will begin soon for the185 residences in the 44-story Tower II .The 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom residences will offer breathtaking views of Manhattan, Long Island Sound and the Hudson Valley. 

Last year, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. joined with developer Louis R. Cappelli in bringing The Ritz-Carlton brand to Westchester. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., (USA) currently operates 61 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Over 20 projects are under development around the globe with hotel openings planned for Moscow, Ireland, and two in Beijing over the next year. 

Headquartered in Valhalla, NY, Cappelli Enterprises Inc. has developed more than ten million square feet of mixed use, retail, waterfront, residential, office building, laboratory and parking facilities.

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Contact:

Jamie Shenkman
(914) 762-1900, ext. 26
jamie@thompson-bender.com

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Also See: Matthew Vesely Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester, in White Plains, New York / April 2007
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