News for the Hospitality Executive
Los Angeles, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2012) – Greystone Hotels has hired Debra Rosenberg Matsumoto as the general manager for The Hotel Wilshire. Greystone Hotels –which manages distinctive properties along the West Coast of the United States -
in conjunction with OSM Investment Company launched The Hotel Wilshire, a 74-room boutique property in the heart of L.A.’s famed Mid Wilshire corridor, on September 1, 2011. The hotel is designed as a LEED property by the award-winning Killefer-Flammang Architects. The fresh and contemporary boutique hotel includes a rooftop pool and a bar and restaurant counterpart: The Roof on Wilshire.
With more than two decades of luxury hospitality experience, at some of the finest establishments in Los Angeles and Europe, Debra Matsumoto will bring a combination of experience, management ability, people skills, energy and enthusiasm to The Hotel Wilshire. She is the inaugural General Manager of the property, and as such, will oversee daily hotel operational duties for the property.
In her most recent role, Matsumoto was the Director of Sales and Marketing for JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot. There, through her expertise, strategically sound, creative and resourceful plans and long-standing relationships with group, transient and catering guests, she grew occupancy, ADR and REV/PAR an average of 10 percent annually and assisted the GM with many operational responsibilities on a daily basis.
Matsumoto joined Le Merigot in 1999 during the hotel’s opening year as Director of Catering and Special Events, where her background in the culinary arts benefitted clients on a daily basis. Prior to joining Le Merigot, Matsumoto was Assistant Director of Catering for Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
About Greystone Hotels
Greystone Hotels manages a collection of distinctive properties that include hotels, inns and suites along the West Coast of the United States. The managements 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 www.greystonehotels.com
About OSM Investment Company
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.
Hotels and OSM Investment Company Celebrate Opening of The Hotel
Wilshire in Los Angeles, California, a 74-room Boutique Property /
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