Mr. Riley has 40 years of experience in design, construction, real estate development and hotel operations. In 2014, Mr. Riley proceeded from Pyramid Hotel Group as their Sr. Vice President for Design, Construction and Real Estate to focus on the Hotel Syracuse restoration, reopening as Marriott Syracuse. Prior to joining Pyramid, Mr. Riley was Vice President of Resort Development at Intrawest Placemaking in the Reno/Tahoe office. Mr. Riley was also Director of Development for Marriott Resorts in Hawaii, involved in design and construction of several resort properties with budgets totalling 1.1 billion dollars. As a founding partner in Waterford Development, Mr. Riley was an owner/partner in Marriott Courtyard and Springhill Suites properties in Northern New Jersey and Philadelphia areas. Mr. Riley was previously a Development Manager with Pioneer Development Company in Syracuse, New York responsible for projects in Massachusetts, New York and Michigan. Mr. Riley attended architectural school at Syracuse University and is a licensed Architect in New York State.