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Greystone Hotels and OSM Investment Company Appoint Greg Rizzi
as General Manager and Dennis Hofilena as Director of Sales & Marketing
for Soon to Debut The Hotel Wilshire in Los Angeles, California


June 3, 2011 – Greystone Hotels and OSM Investment Company have hired Greg Rizzi, as General Manager, and Dennis Hofilena, as the Director of Sales & Marketing, for their soon to debut exciting and contemporary hotel, The Hotel Wilshire launching on August 1st in Los Angeles. OSM Investment Company along with Greystone Hotels is adding to its collection with the launch of a dynamic 74-room boutique hotel property, which will breathe new life into LA's famed Wilshire Blvd.

With over 40 years of experience to his name, Gregory Rizzi is a seasoned veteran in the hospitality industry and the new General Manager of Hotel Wilshire. A native to New York City, Rizzi joined the Loews Hotel Corporation fresh from college, working as an Operations Manager at several of their properties before being promoted to Director of Reservations. After working with Americana Hotels, a division of American Airlines, and Realty Hotels, a subsidiary of Penn Central Railroad, Rizzi decided it was time to head West. He served as General Manager for several properties along the California coast, from The Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco to La Jolla Shores Hotel near San Diego, before moving to Los Angeles to assume his current post at The Hotel Wilshire.

A long-time resident of Los Angeles, newly appointed Director of Sales & Marketing Dennis Hofilena has spent his entire career in the luxury hospitality market. Hofilena began as a reservationist for the Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood before serving as the Sunset Marquis' Reservationist Manager. He worked briefly with the Peninsula Beverly Hills in its pre-opening stages, before returning to Sunset Marquis for a 15-year stint, eventually becoming the Director of Sales & Marketing. Hofilena took up a similar post at Petit Ermitage in 2010 prior to joining The Hotel Wilshire.
Greystone Hotels manages a collection of distinctive properties that include hotels, inns, and suites along the West Coast of the United States. The management company's focus on service, team building, and growth are reflected in each unique property. Whether a guest wants to play on the sunny beaches of San Diego, mingle in the entertainment hub of Los Angeles, conduct business in the Silicon Valley, or indulge in the culture of San Francisco, Greystone Hotels offers the best choice of accommodations away from home. For more information on Greystone Hotels, visit
OSM Investment Company is a developer and diversified real estate investment firm focusing on hospitality and residential real estate.  OSM’s portfolio of properties includes hotels and apartments throughout California and Nevada.

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