Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester adds new GM

Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester. Photo credit: Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester appointed Greg Mendoza as the hotel’s new GM. Most recently, Mendoza served as the GM of The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park where he managed day-to-day operations of the hotel. In his new role, he will be responsible for overseeing all operations of the 146-room hotel including its spa, rooftop pool, fitness center and lobby lounge, as well as 10,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

“I am thrilled to be staying within The Ritz-Carlton family and working with the talented and passionate team at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester,” Mendoza said in a statement. “In close proximity to the city, this luxury hotel is an ideal long weekend getaway for those in Manhattan as well as an excellent location to conduct business. I look forward to contributing to the hotel’s continued growth and success.”

Born and raised in Colombia, Mendoza is a graduate of S.E.N.A. hotel management school. With over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Mendoza has experience in luxury hotel operations, food and beverage management and financial expertise. He began his hospitality career in New York City at the Vista International Hotel as the assistant director of food & beverage. From there, he went on to Hawaii where he worked in luxury hotels including Kahala Hilton Hotel and Kahala Mandarin Oriental in Honolulu.

Mendoza also spent 10 years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts holding management positions with the company’s hotels in Dallas, Punta Mita, Mexico and Miami. Mendoza then served as the VP of development and operations at Millennium Partners, a luxury development company, before joining The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park. In this role, he was responsible for the asset management of the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C, and The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown.

Mendoza currently lives in Manhattan with his wife, Melanie, and their 22-year-old son, Trevor.