the Team

SHVO Trans Am Building


From concept to completion, the preeminent property development and investment firm SHVO provides the guiding vision—once again, reimagining the possibilities of real estate to create a culture-defining offering. Helmed by founder and CEO Michael Shvo, the firm’s unique approach pairs exceptional market insight with a deeply intuitive understanding of its luxury clientele, resulting in projects that deliver outsized value for its investors, partners and residents.

From revitalized landmarks, to icons developed from the ground up, SHVO has built a $7.2 billion portfolio of properties that are architecturally significant and deeply connected with the city they’re in—including the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco, 333 South Wabash Avenue (“The Big Red”) in Chicago, The Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach and AMAN New York amongst many more. It’s this uncompromising commitment to meaningful excellence that has made SHVO one of the most celebrated and sought-after names in real estate, worldwide.


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences located in prime destinations around the world. Defined by legendary service and increasingly recognized for creating some of the world’s most sought-after properties, the Group operates 36 hotels and seven residences in 24 countries and territories, with each property reflecting its oriental heritage. Offering the ultimate blend of style, comfort and luxury, Mandarin Oriental is renowned for creating unique experiences through distinctive design and a strong sense of place—luxury that’s bespoke to the moment and surroundings, yet built on timeless tenets of care, beauty, and connection.
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Daniel Boulud


Michelin-starred chef and Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur Daniel Boulud brings his mastery as both culinary artist and global restauranteur to exceptional dining experiences that are as unpretentious as they are unforgettable. Celebrated for bringing innovation and contemporary appeal to soulful dishes rooted in the French tradition, his menus celebrate the rhythm of the seasons through fresh and local ingredients.

Since opening his flagship, DANIEL, in NYC, the Lyon-born chef’s culinary empire has expanded to include a collection of internationally acclaimed restaurants that span the globe, including Restaurant DANIEL, Le Pavillon, Café Boulud (with locations in Palm Beach, the Bahamas, Toronto, and the Berkshires), Bar Boulud, Maison Boulud Montreal, Boulud Sud New York and Miami and Brasserie Boulud Dubai.


Tillotson Design Associates, founded in 2004, is a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE)lighting design consultancy based in New York City defined by their passion for design excellence and meticulous attention to detail. A diverse and multidisciplinary team brings expertise in architecture, interior design and theater—as well as multiple LEED certifications—to a highly collaborative and comprehensive process that results in exemplary work. With heavy principal involvement from concept to the final focusing and a philosophy rooted in exploration and outside-the-box-thinking, the firm’s approach to each project is as bespoke as the end result.  Working closely with developers, architects, and interior designers throughout the world, the firm’s celebrated portfolio includes interior and exterior lighting for corporate headquarters, universities, hotels, libraries, master plans, museums, parks, performance halls, residences, restaurants, and retail establishments.
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