Dave Pollin is the Co-Founder and President of The Buccini/Pollin Group (“BPG”), co-headquartered in Washington, DC and Wilmington, DE. He also serves as Chairman of PM Hotel Group, the hotel management affiliate of BPG. Mr. Pollin leads the firms’ hotel acquisition, development and capital markets efforts.
The Buccini/Pollin Group has acquired and developed over $5 billion of properties in every real estate asset class throughout the United States since its founding in 1993. BPG is the developer, owner and operator of over 50 hotels, seven million square feet of office space, 15 major residential communities, numerous retail properties, and multiple sports/entertainment venues.
Among BPG’s affiliates, PM Hotel Group manages 60+ hotels and over $600mm of managed revenue, ranking it as the 15th largest independent hotel management company in the US (pmhotegroup.com). BPGS Construction has 60+ associates focused on general contracting, tenant improvements and owner representation services (bpgsconstruction.com). BPG 360 develops and manages office projects for BPG (bpg360.com), while Reside BPG oversees the company’s multi-family residential efforts (residebpg.com). Corten Real Estate Partners was formed in 2018 to be BPG’s discretionary fund vehicle and has several investments closed or in the pipeline. The principals of BPG are also co-founders and owners of Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union, having developed and constructed Talen Energy Stadium, the team’s home field in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Pollin’s current affiliations include: Cornell University School of Hotel Administration’s Dean’s Advisory Board; Cornell University Council; Vice President of the Economic Club of Washington; Trustee of the Federal City Council; Trustee of The Holton Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland; Canopy by Hilton’s Owner Advisory Council; Education Chair of YPO Gold US Capital Chapter; and Founding Board Member of Founders Bank in Washington, DC. In years past, Mr. Pollin served on the Monument Bank (now Revere Bank) Board of Directors; Starwood Hotels & Resorts North American Owner’s Advisory Council; Owner Advisory Council of Hilton’s Embassy Suites brand; Co-Founder and President of the Board of Starlight Children’s Foundation MidAtlantic; and Regional Chair of the Northeast US Region of the Young Presidents Organization. Prior to cofounding The Buccini/Pollin Group and PM Hotel Group, Mr. Pollin was a consultant with Laventhol & Horwath and worked in operations with Westin and Sheraton. David Pollin graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.