Patricio del Portillo is the Developments & Acquisitions Director for Mexico and Central Americaat Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
With 18 years of experience in commercial real estate, sales, financing, and investment, Patricio has built strong networkof investors, owners, lenders, brokers and providers. As head of development for Starwood in Mexico and central America, he is responsible for growing Starwood’s footprint in the region through identify and evaluate business opportunities, including management and franchisecontracts, across the region, manage the regional budget, and leading his team in a very aggressive growth plan.
Before joining Starwood, Patricio worked in Business Development for Grupo Posadas, where he was responsible for the expansion of more than 50 new active investors and the negotiation of 25 new hotel development projects with investors, representing over 3,000 rooms with an approximate value of US 200 million in direct investment.
Patricio, who loves to travel and play sports,has a BA degree from the ITAM, and currently is pursuingand executive MBA degree from the IPADE Business School, considered the top MBA in Latin America.He is married and father of two girls.