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Robert McCarthy

Strategic Advisor

(former) Chief Operations Officer


Bob is Chairman of Hotel Development Partners. In 2014, Bob retired from Marriott International, Inc., where he served as Chief Operations Officer. He joined Marriott in 1975 and spent his entire 38-year professional career there. During that time he served in various leadership positions, including Senior Vice President, Northeast Region, Executive Vice President, Operations and President, North America. He currently is a member of the Board of Trustees at Villanova University and a member of the board of directors of RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ). He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Villanova University.

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