Mitchell C. Hochberg is President of Lightstone. He has more than 30 years of experience in every facet of real estate development and operations, including the residential, hospitality, commercial, gaming, and mixed-use sectors. He founded and for 20 years served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Communities, a premier residential developer in the northeastern United States. Thereafter, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Ian Schrager Company, a developer and manager of innovative luxury hotels and residential projects in the United States. For 10 years until its sale to LVMH in 2019, Mr. Hochberg served on the Board of Directors of Belmond (NYSE: BEL; formerly Orient-Express Hotels Ltd.), as Chairman of the Investment Committee, and member of the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees.
He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of WMC Health; a $2.2 billion, 10 hospital, regional healthcare network including trauma centers, community hospitals, and the region’s only children’s hospital, spanning 6,200 square miles with a workforce of 12,000 people. Mr. Hochberg is an Attorney at Law and a Certified Public Accountant. He received his law degree as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar from Columbia University School of Law. He graduated magna cum laude from New York University College of Business and Public Administration with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance.