• 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

LEGAL AND COMPLIANCE

Matthew S. Guttin

Chief Compliance Officer
Starwood Capital Group

Matthew Guttin is the Chief Compliance Officer at Starwood Capital Group, where he is responsible for overseeing the Firm’s regulatory and compliance program.

Before joining Starwood Capital in 2010, Mr. Guttin practiced corporate finance and real estate law at Cahill Gordon & Reindel, LLP, Fried, Frank, Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP and DiSanto LLP. Mr. Guttin is an employee of Rinaldi, Finkelstein & Franklin, L.L.C., Starwood Capital’s lead outside counsel.

Mr. Guttin earned his B.S. degree from the University of Rochester and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. He is licensed to practice law in New York and Connecticut, and holds the Series 7 and Series 24 licenses.


Thomas Tolley

Managing Director and European General Counsel
Starwood Capital Group

Thomas Tolley is a Managing Director and European General Counsel at Starwood Capital Group. Mr. Tolley is actively involved in all aspects of the Firm’s European business, including acquisitions, financing (both on the lending and borrowing side) and asset management having represented Starwood’s legal interests since 2012.

Mr. Tolley has an M.A. from Oxford University and is a registered solicitor in England & Wales with Greenberg Traurig LLP.

Mr. Tolley was previously a Director at Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (formerly Hypo Real Estate Bank AG) working across the bank’s European real estate lending activities having joined them from international law firm Allen & Overy LLP.