Montage International Appoints Mike Paneri as Executive Vice President of Design and Construction

/Montage International Appoints Mike Paneri as Executive Vice President of Design and Construction

Montage International Appoints Mike Paneri as Executive Vice President of Design and Construction

|2019-02-12T13:41:17+00:00February 12th, 2019|

ORANGE COUNTY, CALIF. (February 12, 2019) – Montage International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Paneri as executive vice president of design and construction. Drawing on over 30 years of experience in the development of premier resort, hotel, hospitality and leisure projects around the world, Paneri will oversee all aspects of design and construction for Montage International – including Montage Hotels & Resorts properties, Pendry Hotels & Resorts, and Montage and Pendry Residences across the U.S. and beyond.

"Mike is a great addition to our executive team," said Jason Herthel, president and chief operating officer of Montage International. "Mike's impressive experience has included every aspect of designing, developing and constructing projects for major hotel collections and hospitality-focused architecture firms, and he has a long record of success to show for it. That success will continue as our company pursues further growth and we seek out new opportunities to develop our brands."

A licensed architect and seasoned corporate executive, Paneri joined Montage International from Viceroy Hotel Group, where through 14 years as senior vice president of hotel development he oversaw the design and construction of Viceroy and Urban Retreat projects worldwide, including project assessment and feasibility, programming, design and construction, procurement, business development, and operational management. Paneri also served for seven years as vice president of design & construction with Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, and 14 years as director and vice president of the Irvine, Calif.-based architectural firm Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo, during which he oversaw some of WATG's largest resort, hotel, casino, retail and entertainment projects, including The Venetian and Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. He got his start as a project manager and coordinator with Hill Partnership (now HPI Architecture) in Newport Beach, Calif.

Paneri holds a Bachelor of Science degree in architecture from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Calif., and studied land development and management at the University of California, Irvine. He is a licensed architect in California, is NCARB certified and a member of the American Institute of Architects.

For more information on Montage International, visit www.montage.com.

About Montage International

Montage International, the ultra-luxury hospitality management company founded by Alan J. Fuerstman, features a distinctive collection of hospitality brands. Montage International encompasses the ultra-luxury brand Montage Hotels & Resorts, the new luxury hospitality brand Pendry Hotels, Montage Residences, Pendry Residences and the management of some of the country's premiere golf courses and clubs. Founded in 2002, Montage Hotels & Resorts is an artistic collection of distinctive hotels, resorts and residences including: Montage Laguna Beach, Montage Beverly Hills, Montage Deer Valley, Montage Kapalua Bay, Montage Palmetto Bluff, and Montage Los Cabos, with Montage Healdsburg opening in 2020 and Montage La Quinta and Montage Big Sky opening in 2021. Pendry Hotels, founded in 2014, is a collection of new luxury hotels for today's cultured world traveler located in taste making destinations including Pendry San Diego and Sagamore Pendry Baltimore. Pendry Natirar will open in 2020 and Pendry Manhattan West and Pendry La Quinta will open in 2021. Montage International also manages and operates Spanish Peaks Mountain Club in Big Sky, Montana and The May River Golf Club in Bluffton, South Carolina. For more information, please visit www.montage.com.

Contact: Kacey Bruno

Kacey.Bruno@montage.com/(949) 715-6117

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