- Executive Managing Director - Hotels, Majid Al Futtaim Properties
Mr. Salman A. Haider is the Executive Managing Director of Hotels. Heads up the Hotel team and is also a member of the six member Executive Board. He brings over 30 years of real estate acquisition, development and structured finance expertise gained from operating his own firm and from leading and actively directing real estate activities of major corporations.
During his career he held key positions in companies like Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
(one of the largest private equity firms in the world); Active Real Estate (a division of Active International, the largest corporate trading firm in the world); Hilton Grand Vacations Company (one of the largest global resort and timeshare company); Universal Medical Buildings (largest in its industry); and Holiday Inns Worldwide.
He played pivotal roles in helping major corporations and substantial entrepreneurs find, analyze, plan, finance, build and sell or lease hotels, resorts, condominiums and office buildings with a combined current worth of over $4.0 billion. He has a diverse experience in hotel, resort, shared ownership resort (point based clubs, fractional and timeshare), whole ownership condominium, medical office building, and large planned development realty; hotel operations; and real estate financing, investment and strategic planning. He has been directly involved in the creation of the business model and subsequent management of three major real estate based businesses.
He also acted as adjunct Associate Professor of Real Estate Finance at The George Washington University’s MBA Program and The American University. Mr. Haider received a M.B.A. from Michigan State University and a B.S. from Moorhead State University. He has been affiliated with several real estate organizations and currently maintains membership in alumni associations and many industry organizations
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