Chief Development Officer
Salamander Hotels & Resorts
Chris King is Chief Development Officer for Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the leading independent luxury hotel operator. Chris is responsible for creating and implementing new business development strategies aimed at growing Salamander’s portfolio through third party managed hotels and resorts in the US, Canada and the Caribbean. Chris joined Salamander after four years with Brookfield Asset Management in Washington, D.C., where he was Vice President of Investments and oversaw $2 billion in hotel transactions. Prior to Brookfield, Chris was Vice President at DiamondRock, playing a significant role in capital markets, investor relations and on the acquisitions team that acquired 34 hotels over 10 years. Chris started his hospitality career with Marriott in Development Finance. Chris earned a Master of Business Administration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Boston College.