Mitchell C. Hochberg is President and COO of Lightstone. He has over 30 years of experience in real estate development and operations. He founded and for 20 years served as the Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Communities, a premier residential developer in the United States. Thereafter, he served as President of Ian Schrager Company, a developer of innovative luxury hotels. Mr. Hochberg currently serves on the Board of Directors of Belmond Ltd. (NYSE: BEL; formerly Orient-Express Hotels Ltd.), as Chairman of the Investment Committee and member of the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees.
Mr. Hochberg received his law degree as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar from Columbia University School of Law. He is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance.