|SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2005 – Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is
pleased to announce that Pete Koerner has joined the company as national
director of facilities. Pete will be responsible for overseeing all
aspects of facilities management in the hotels and restaurants.
“Pete brings with him outstanding experience in facility management,”
said Niki Leondakis, chief operating officer of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants.
“We are extremely pleased to have him on board and are confident that his
experience and industry knowledge will contribute to Kimpton’s continued
Most recently, Pete was with Marriott International as a regional cluster
leader/director of facilities, where he was responsible for facility operation,
engineering, security and housekeeping. Additionally, Pete oversaw
all construction and renovation projects.
Prior to that role, Pete was vice president of facilities, operations
with Sonesta International Hotels Corporation. Pete also has experience
in contracting as well as energy management from his prior positions at
Vali Corporation and Bell Energy Management Corporation in New York.
Pete will be based in Kimpton’s New York City office.
Founded by Bill Kimpton in 1981, San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels
& Restaurants is a unique collection of boutique hotels coupled with
chef-driven, destination restaurants.