ANTHONY CAPUANO ’87
Anthony Capuano '87Executive Vice President Global Chief Development Officer
Anthony Capuano is Marriott’s executive vice president and global chief development officer. He is responsible for the global development of all Marriott lodging brands, and supervises offices in Bangkok, Barcelona, Beijing, Cape Town, Delhi, Dubai, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Jakarta, London, Mexico City, Moscow, Paris, Rome, São Paulo, Shanghai, Tokyo, Zagreb, Zurich, and multiple offices across North America.
Capuano began his Marriott International career in 1995 as part of the Market Planning and Feasibility team. Between 1997 and 2005, he led Marriott’s full-service development efforts in the Western U.S. and Canada. In early 2008, his responsibilities expanded to include North America, the Caribbean, and Latin America. In 2009, he assumed global development responsibility for the company.
Capuano began his professional career in Laventhol and Horwath’s Boston-based Leisure Time Advisory Group. He then joined Kenneth Leventhal and Company’s hospitality consulting group in Los Angeles, CA.
Capuano earned his bachelor’s degree in hotel administration from Cornell University. He is an active member of the Cornell Hotel Society and a member of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration (SHA) Dean’s Advisory Board. Capuano is also a member of the American Hotel and Lodging Association’s IREFAC Council.