Management Appointment Pendry Hotels

David Hoffman Named General Manager for Pendry West Hollywood

Hoffman to open West Hollywood hotel and residences on Sunset Strip in 2020
David Hoffman
David Hoffman

Pendry Hotels

Pendry Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of David Hoffman as general manager of West Hollywood's newest luxury hotel, Pendry West Hollywood and Pendry Residences West Hollywood by Montage Hotels & Resorts, scheduled to open in 2020.

In this role, Hoffman will oversee the operations of the entire mixed-use project, including the 149 guestrooms, as well as the 40 Pendry Residences West Hollywood by Montage Hotels & Resorts. He will be responsible for building the leadership team, integrating Pendry values, ensuring a successful opening and managing day-to-day operations. Located at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Olive Drive, Pendry West Hollywood will feature multiple food and beverage concepts helmed by acclaimed Chef Wolfgang Puck, a rooftop pool and bar, a multi-purpose live entertainment venue, a screening room, bowling alley, Spa Pendry and state-of-the-art fitness center, as well as a curated art collection. The first Pendry Hotels & Resorts residential offering will feature spacious floorplans and terraces and offer owners exclusive residential amenities such as a private rooftop pool, fitness center, private lounge and wine room, and dedicated staff delivering exceptional hospitality, including catering and in-residence dining by Chef Wolfgang Puck.

"We are pleased to have David open our flagship hotel in West Hollywood after successfully leading the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore team for the past three years," said Alan J. Fuerstman, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Montage International. "His industry experience, proven track record, and in-depth knowledge of both the Pendry Hotels & Resorts and Montage Hotels & Resorts brands for the past 15 years is unmatched."

Most recently, Hoffman served as the general manager of Sagamore Pendry Baltimore – the second debut property from Pendry Hotels & Resorts – which he opened in 2017. During his tenure at Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, the hotel received numerous awards and accolades, including being named #1 Hotel in the United States in 2018 by Condé Nast Traveler's 2018 Readers' Choice Awards. Prior to this position, he served in leadership roles opening several Montage International properties including Montage Kapalua Bay, where he was the resort manager, as well as Montage Beverly Hills as hotel manager and Montage Laguna Beach where he served as director of rooms. Hoffman worked for Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts for eight years prior to joining Montage International.

During his time in Baltimore, Hoffman served on the board of Visit Baltimore and board of directors for the Fell's Point Main Street Association, a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to helping reshape and stabilize the economic structure of Fell's Point. He received a Bachelor of Arts in business administration with a concentration in marketing from Marquette University in Milwaukee.

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