A Word with GHN Advisory Board Member Tom Corcoran
2019 Priorities and Growth Aspirations
About Tom Corcoran
In 1991 Mr. Corcoran co-founded FelCor, Inc. with Hervey Feldman. In 1994 FelCor went public as a hotel REIT. In 1996 FelCor Lodging Trust was listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Corcoran served as President and Chief Executive Officer of FelCor since its formation until his appointment to Chairman of the Board in 2006. He served as Chairman of FelCor until its merger with RLJ Lodging Trust in 2017.
He recently founded a new company, TCOR Hotel Partners, and serves as its President and CEO.
Mr. Corcoran is currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Sammons Enterprises (“Sammons”), a global holding company operating within a diversity of industries (including real estate). Sammons is one of the world’s largest privately owned companies, with over $85 billion in assets and over $4 billion in annual revenue. He has served as a Board member since 2010.
Mr. Corcoran’s board appointments include: past Chairman of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), and past Chairman of the IHG Owners Association. He was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the American Lodging Investment Summit in January 2017 and has earned numerous other industry awards throughout his career.