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Sean Cassidy is Regional Director of Operations for MCR. In this role, he is responsible for
driving revenue, profitability, guest satisfaction and associate development for MCR’s full-
service hotels, including the 1,050-room The New Yorker Hotel, 512-room TWA Hotel and 168
room Royalton hotel.
Prior to joining MCR, Mr. Cassidy was the Hotel Manager at The Westin New York Times Square
for five years. He has more than 25 years of hospitality experience and has held a variety of
management positions with ITT Sheraton, Starwood and Marriott. Mr. Cassidy is the current
First Vice President for the Food and Beverage Association of America and the First Vice
President for Les Amis d’Escoffier Society Foundation. He has also served on the Advisory Board
for The High School of Hospitality Management. As the opening Banquet Certification Instructor
for The New York Hotel Trades Council and Hotel Association of NYC Inc. Employee Benefit
Funds, Mr. Cassidy instructed eligible NYHTC members in the art of banquet service and
administered certification exams.
Mr. Cassidy currently serves as a member of the HANYC Banquet Negotiations sub-committee
and throughout his tenure in NYC has been called upon by HANYC to serve as a Banquet expert.
Mr. Cassidy earned his B.A. from the City University of New York College of Staten Island.