New York


Tobias Busse

Hotel Real Estate Professional

Tobias Busse is a hotel asset and real estate expert with extensive hotel operations, brand building and development experience throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe. Before leading the global real estate efforts for a large family office, he spent 15 years with Starwood Hotels and Resorts, overseeing real estate capital allocations, repositioning and rebranding, as well as divesting over $800mm in hotel assets globally. In addition, Tobias was instrumental in creating Starwood’s select service brands, Aloft and Element, and leading the openings of several new hotels in the US and Canada.

Tobias has managed hotel operating teams in Germany, China and New York for W Hotels, Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental and Oetker Collection and holds a Masters in Management of Hospitality from Cornell University.