Watermark's Coolidge Named to CSM Corp.
Monday May 20th, 2013 - 11:31AM YS
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MINNEAPOLIS—Michael Coolidge was recently named senior vice president of real estate and lodging development for CSM Lodging, a division of CSM Corporation, which acquires, develops and manages hospitality real estate investments.
Coolidge recently served as senior vice president of real estate and acquisitions for Watermark Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm based in Chicago, and co-advisor of Carey Watermark Investors, Incorporated (CWI). At CWI, he was responsible for handling all real estate acquisitions and development activity as well as supervising the asset management activities related to CWI’s properties.
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