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The Principal Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland
Starwood Distressed Opportunity Fund IX and U.K. Co-Invest
Stella Tower, New York
Starwood Distressed Opportunity Fund IX
Chief Executive Officer
Starwood Retail Partners
Michael Glimcher is Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Retail Partners, the wholly owned, fully integrated operating platform that oversees Starwood Capital Group’s retail investments. Mr. Glimcher has worked in the real estate industry for 27 years and prior to joining Starwood Retail Partners in 2017, he served as CEO of Glimcher Realty Trust/WP Glimcher from 2005 to 2016.
Mr. Glimcher holds a B.S. degree from Arizona State University and recently served as a trustee for the University Foundation. He serves on the Executive Board of Governors and the Governing Committee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, is a former Trustee for the International Council of Shopping Centers and is also a member of the Real Estate Roundtable. He was also a 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and named a Midwest Real Estate Icon by Real Estate Forum Magazine.
Chief Operating Officer
Starwood Retail Partners
Jeff Zeigler is Chief Operating Officer of Starwood Retail Partners, working with CEO Michael Glimcher and senior management to create multifaceted properties that will become the cores of their communities.
Jeff most recently was Senior Managing Director of Retail Services at OliverMcMillan and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He was responsible for retail leasing at OliverMcMillan, overseeing retail lease negotiations, tenant coordination, project merchandising and property marketing for the company’s new and existing properties. His retail projects included Buckhead Atlanta, eight city blocks of world-class retail, restaurants and cafes; River Oaks Development, 650,000 square feet of luxury retail, dining, offices and residences; and retail requirements for OliverMcMillan’s portfolio of mixed-use development.
He has more than 25 years of real estate experience, with an emphasis in retail development and leasing. During his career, Jeff has been involved in the development, leasing and management of regional malls, grocery-anchored strip centers, big-box promotional centers and mixed-use projects alike.
Prior to joining OliverMcMillan, Jeff was a partner at Continental Real Estate and Steiner & Associates. He also served as Senior Vice President of Leasing at The Westfield Group and The Herring Group.
Jeff earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Southern Methodist University.