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Phil Pinto Appointed Project Director of Sales and Marketing
at The Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands
ASPEN, Colo. – June 12, 2007 -- The Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Pinto as project director of sales and marketing.  Pinto most recently served as a membership executive at The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences, San Francisco.  
A graduate of the University of Nevada with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, Pinto joined Marriott Vacation Club International in 2002 working as a sales manager at Marriott’s Timber Lodge in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.  Previously, Pinto lived in the Cayman Islands gaining experience in the fractional ownership segment. 
“The Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands is the flagship property of the world’s most exclusive private residence club.  It stands as a pioneer in the industry,” said Mr. Pinto.  “I am honored to be selected as the Project Director of this beautiful property.”
“Mr. Pinto is a tremendous asset to The Ritz-Carlton Club, greatly contributing to its success and growth,” said Rick Owen, regional vice president, sales and marketing. “We are excited to see him excel in this new role.”
Designed by noted architect Robert A.M. Stern, The Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands include 73 two- and three- bedroom residences equipped with every amenity from imported bedding and plush linens to the latest edition household appliances. The interior décor reflects casual mountain elegance, with wide planked wooden floors, fieldstone fireplaces, patterned area rugs, and Western-themed artworks. Membership at The Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands are sold in one-twelfth deeded interests, entitling access for a minimum of 28 days each year, as well as unlimited access on a space available basis. Memberships range from $170,000 to $550,000 per interest depending on season and residence type. 

Sheri Heedum


Also See: Upscale Fractional Ownership Storming the Aspen Market / Dec 2002
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Terminates Management Agreement at Hotels in Aspen, Houston, New York City and Washington, D.C / Aug 1997



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