Barry Sternlicht Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 30
  • Portfolio
  • 17
  • Exits
  • 7
Exits

Barry Sternlicht General Information

Description

Mr. Barry Sternlicht is the Founder and Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at JAWS Estates Capital. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Starwood Property Trust. He is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Starwood Capital Group. For the past 30 years, Mr. Sternlicht has structured investments with an asset value of over $195B. Starwood Capital's funds have invested in approximately 200,000 multifamily/condo units, 4,000 hotels, 99M SF of office properties, 56M SF of retail, and 50,000 lots of land in residential subdivisions. The Firm currently manages approximately $100B of assets on behalf of its high net worth and institutional partners. Starwood Capital, its affiliates, and externally managed public companies encompass ~4,000 employees. The Firm maintains offices in Arlington, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Greenwich, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., and affiliated offices in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Sydney, and Tokyo. From 1995 through early 2005, Mr. Sternlicht was Chairman and CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, a company he founded in 1995. During his tenure, he built Starwood Hotels into one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world, employing more than 120,000 people with 895 properties in 100 countries. Mr. Sternlicht created W Hotels, perhaps the world's most successful "boutique" brand, and built the St. Regis Hotels brand from a single hotel to a global brand. In 2008, Mr. Sternlicht founded SH Group, his new hotel management company. SH Group is the owner and manager of Baccarat Hotels & Resorts and 1 Hotel brand. In 2016, Mr. Sternlicht was the recipient of PERE's inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2015, he was named the Global Industry Figure of the Year by PERE, received the Cornell Icon of the Industry Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Hotel Investment Forum. In 2013, Mr. Sternlicht was named the Most Important Person in Commercial Real Estate Finance by The Mortgage Observer. In 2010, Mr. Sternlicht was named Executive of the Year and Investor of the Year by Commercial Property Executive. Mr. Sternlicht was also named America's Best Lodging CEO by Institutional Investor Magazine. He is a member of the Interior Design Magazine Hall of Fame. He has received the Preston Robert Tisch Distinguished Industry Leadership Award from New York University, the CEO Diversity Award from Diversity Best Practices/Business Women's Network, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Travel Marketing Executives, the Hospitality Heritage Award from the American Hotel and Lodging Association, and the Marketer of the Year Award from Brandweek. Mr. Sternlicht's humanitarian efforts have garnered prestigious national honors such as JDRF's Man of the Year, JDRF's Living and Giving Award, and JDRF's Chairman's Award. Mr. Sternlicht serves on the Board of Directors of The Estée Lauder Companies and the Real Estate Roundtable. Additionally, he formerly served as Chairman of the Board and is currently a Board member of The Robin Hood Foundation, and also serves on the Boards of the Dreamland Film & Performing Arts Center, and the Executive Advisory Board of Americans for the Arts. He is a member of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Foundation Trustee Council, the World Presidents Organization, and the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Sternlicht received his BA, magna cum laude, with honors from Brown University. He later earned an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Miami, FL
  • United States

Barry Sternlicht Investments (30)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Lightyear 15-Jul-2021 Early Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
000000 25-Feb-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
00000000 0000 30-Apr-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
000000 (0000000000 27-Apr-2020 00000 00000 0000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
0000 (0000 000000 29-Jan-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
00000 00000000000 17-Apr-2019 00000 00000 00000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
00000000 0000 10-Apr-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
00000 01-Jan-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Household Appliances Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
Qualia 01-Oct-2018 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
Mynd (Real Estate Services (B2C)) 16-May-2018 Early Stage VC 000.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
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Barry Sternlicht Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Relationship Science 24-May-2021 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
000.00 03-Mar-2021 000000000000000000 00000
000000000000 13-May-2019 000000000000000000
000000000000 07-Mar-2019 000000000000000000 00000
00000 28-Mar-2018 000 00 00000000
Doppler Labs 01-Nov-2017 Out of Business
Tapiture 13-Oct-2015 Out of Business
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Barry Sternlicht Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Barry Sternlicht Angel Investor 00 0 00 Miami, FL
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Barry Sternlicht Co-Investors (75)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
8VC 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Canaan Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
CapMan 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Menlo Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ridge Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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