Stephen O'Connor

Principal & Managing Director


Mr. O’Connor served as the graduate teaching assistant to both the graduate and undergraduate Financial Economics courses at Cornell’s Hotel School and is a member of the national chapter of the Cornell Hotel Society. He is a regular speaker at industry events, including the Hotel Asset Managers Association annual meeting, and has contributed articles to the Real Estate Finance Journal. He currently resides in Los Angeles and enjoys travel and fine dining; tennis and skiing; and backgammon.


  • HVS International - Senior Associate
  • Sonnenblick Goldman - Director
  • Cushman & Wakefield - Senior Director EDUCATION


  • Dartmouth College, BA
  • Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration, MMH


  • Cornell Hotel Society
  • Dartmouth Rugby Football Club
  • Dragon Society
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • Tennis
  • Downhill Skiing

Mr. O’Connor is a Principal of RobertDouglas and brings 10 years of investment banking and capital markets expertise to the firm. He has held senior positions at Sonnenblick Goldman and Cushman & Wakefield. During his career, Mr. O’Connor has advised clients on in excess of $4 billion of transactions, located throughout North America, representing a variety of structures that include dispositions, debt financings and equity recapitalizations for both singe asset and portfolio transactions. Representative transactions arranged by Mr. O’Connor include:

  • The Beverly Hilton (Beverly Hills), financing • CBM One Hotels (various), portfolio financing
  • JW Marriott Hotel (San Francisco), sale
  • Hotel Palomar (Philadelphia), redevelopment financing
  • Marriott Canadian Hotel Portfolio (various), portfolio financing
  • Montage Hotel and Residences (Beverly Hills), construction financing
  • Le Meridien at Beverly Hills (Los Angeles), financing
  • Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort (San Jose del Cabo), financing
  • Pan Pacific Hotel (San Francisco), sale
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