Benchmark appoints Robert Burnetti as GM of Vermont's Topnotch Resort

Topnotch Resort

Benchmark, a global hospitality company, named Robert Burnetti GM of Topnotch Resort, a Gemstone Collection property located in Stowe, Vt. Greg Champion, Benchmark's president, made the announcement.

“I am very pleased to welcome Robert to Topnotch Resort and to Benchmark,” Champion said in a statement. “He brings vast experience within our industry and in several markets to his new role at Topnotch. We look forward to his leadership of the resort.”

Robert Burnetti

Robert Burnetti comes to his new position with more than three decades of senior leadership experience. He was previously GM of the Hotel Viking, located in Newport, R.I. Prior to this he served in the position of area general manager for TPG Hospitality


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Burnetti has held general manager positions for Interstate Hotels Corporation and for Starwood Hotels & Resorts. While with Starwood he was general manager of the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, Vt., serving in this role for a decade.

Robert Burnetti graduated cum laude from Mansfield University of Mansfield, Pa. He is relocating to Stowe.

The Topnotch Resort has 120 acres of space and offers spa, tennis and a variety of dining options. The property also has a pool and two- and three-bedroom town homes for guest rentals.

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