Ben Young is Vice President of Asset Management for Anschutz Entertainment Group based in Los Angeles. He is responsible for the performance of the highly successful dual-brand properties – The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, as well as the Courtyard and Residence Inn Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. Young has more than 20 years of experience in the lodging industry with a focus on development planning, acquisitions investments and business strategy. He began his hospitality career shortly after graduating college, through the acquisition and renovation of a beach resort in Sarasota, Fla. He went on to become involved in the asset management of iconic properties such as the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Grand Wailea on Maui, Hawaii, and Loews Lake Las Vegas, Nev. Young earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and finance from Florida Southern College, in Lakeland, Fla. and a Master of Business Administration degree specializing in Hotel Asset Management from the University of Denver.
Vice President of Asset Management at AEG