Starwood Retail Partners appoints new CEO
Starwood Retail Partners and its parent Starwood Capital Group have named Michael Glimcher as CEO of Starwood Retail Partners.
Glimcher succeeds Scott Wolstein, who will transition to a new role as a senior adviser to Starwood Capital Group.
Glimcher began his career with Glimcher Realty Trust, eventually serving as CEO from 2005 to 2015 and as chairman from 2007 to 2015. After Glimcher Realty Trust merged with Washington Prime in 2015 to create WP Glimcher, he served as CEO and vice chairman until 2016.
Glimcher serves on the executive board of governors and the governing committee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. He is a former trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a member of the Real Estate Roundtable. He was a 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and named a Midwest Real Estate Icon by Real Estate Forum magazine.
Glimcher obtained a bachelor’s of science degree from Arizona State University and recently served as a trustee for the University Foundation.