Vice President, North America Division ITT Sheraton Corporation and Managing Director Sheraton New York, Hotel & Towers and Sheraton Manhattan Complex
Paul R. O’Neil was named Managing Director of the 2,400-room Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers and Sheraton Manhattan Hotel complex in July 1992. In August 1995 he was elected Vice President, North America Division, ITT Sheraton Corporation. 0′ Neil, a 23-year ITT Sheraton executive, has overall responsibility for the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers and the Sheraton Manhattan hotel, which in 1992 completed more than $ 200 million in renovation.
Beginning his career in the ITT Sheraton Management Development Program, O’Neil managed ITT Sheraton convention hotels in New York, Philadelphia, Honolulu and Detroit. He was also General Manager of the 1 ,500-room Sheraton Washington Hotel and Area Manager for several ITT Sheraton properties in the mid-Atlantic states. His most recent position with the company, prior returning to the Sheraton New York and Manhattan Hotels, was Vice President, ITT Sheraton and Director of Operations, North America Division. O’Neil serves on the Executive Committee of the New York City Hotel Association. He was recently appointed Chairman of the Board of the New York Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is also a member of the New York Hospitality and Tourism Association, and sits on its Executive Committee.
O’Neil was born and raised in Schenectady, New York and is a graduate of S.U.N.Y. Delphi and Florida State University in Hotel and Restaurant Administration. Currently, he is undertaking his Master’s Degree in Hospitality Management at New York University. Boston-based ITT Sheraton Corporation, is a subsidiary of ITT Corporation, and is a worldwide network focused on quality, with more the 400 owned, leased, managed and franchised luxury, upscale and mid-scale hotels and resorts in 61 countries.