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CNBC Anchor Maria Bartiromo to Moderate Private Equity Panel at the 33rd Annual New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

June 1, 2011

Conference Runs June 5-7, 2011 in NYC

Well-known television journalist and author, Maria Bartiromo, host of CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” will moderate a panel discussion, “The Power of Private Equity,” at the 33rd Annual New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference on Monday, June 6th at the New York Marriott Marquis.

The session, moderated by New York University alumna Maria Bartiromo, will discuss how giants in real estate evaluate lodging as a real estate class of opportunity. Panelists include: Jonathan Gray, senior managing director and co-head of real estate, The Blackstone Group, and Barry Sternlicht, chairman and chief executive officer, Starwood Capital Group.

Hosted by the NYU Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management, and sponsored by the leading hospitality organizations, the Conference is the premier hospitality finance, investment, and development forum of its kind where global hotel CEOs, analysts, and other hospitality leaders gather to discuss the current state, potential future, and major developments in the industry.  The full agenda is available online:

Registration for the Conference is still open. For more information please visit or follow the Conference on Twitter:

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Bartiromo to Moderate Private Equity Panel at NYU Hospitality Conference, June 6

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