• Sea Island Resort, Sea Island, GA
    Starwood Opportunity Fund VIII and Starwood Hospitality Fund II

  • Facts At A Glance

    Average Years of Industry Experience for leadership

    Average Years of
    Industry Experience
    For The Executive Committee

    Assets Purchased by Acquisitions Team

    Assets Purchased by
    Acquisitions Team

    Equity Capital Raised by Investor Relations Team

    Equity Capital Raised by Investor Relations Team

    Average Years Leadership Has Worked Together

    Average Years
    The Executive Committee
    Has Worked Together

    Number of times Starwood Capital and its leadership have been honored by PERE as Firm or Industry figure of the year

    Number of times Starwood Capital and its Executives Have Been Honored by PERE as Firm or Industry Figure of the Year

  • Pacific Shores Center, Redwood City, CA
    Starwood Opportunity Fund VII

  • The Principal Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland
    Starwood Distressed Opportunity Fund IX and U.K. Co-Invest

  • Metreon, San Francisco
    Starwood Opportunity Fund VIII and
    StarWest Retail Co-Invest, managed by
    Starwood Retail Partners

  • Stella Tower, New York
    Starwood Distressed Opportunity Fund IX


Michael Glimcher

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.

Jeff Zeigler

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.