Peter Goldman Award of Excellence

In 1989, the Hotel Council honored Peter Goldman, long-time leader and icon in the hotel community, with the Award of Excellence. The award was presented to Peter Goldman upon his retirement for his leadership, devotion, and extraordinary service in the hospitality industry.

The Peter Goldman Award of Excellence honors this icon each year by recognizing a devoted leader in the hotel community with skills and energy that raise the level of service and perception of our San Francisco hospitality industry.

Criteria

Peter Goldman Award of Excellence nominees must:

  • Exemplify outstanding industry knowledge and devotion
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and energy that raise the level of service and perception of the San Francisco hospitality industry
  • Contribute to San Francisco's reputation as a premier convention and tourist destination 
  • Have demonstrated professionalism over the years as a phenomenal hotelier
  • Have demonstrated a warm and caring attitude for others

Past Honorees

 

2016 - Tom Klein
The Fairmont

2015 - Anna Marie Presutti
Hotel Nikko

2014 - Michael Dunne
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
 

 2013 - Jan Misch
Tuscan Inn

Hotel Council of San Francisco

2012 - Tom Constello
USF - Hospitality Management Program

2011 - Clem Esmail
Palace Hotel

2010 - Ralph Lee
Hotel Whitcomb

2009 -Toni Knorr
St. Regis San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

2008 - Stan Bromley
Four Seasons Hotel

2007 - John Cope
Huntington Hotel

2006 - Jon Handlery
Handlery Union Square Hotel

2005 - John Marks
SF Convention & Visitors Bureau

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

2004 - Robert Begley
Hotel Council of SF

2003 - Hank Biddle
Marriott Lodging

2001-2002
Henri and Werner Lewin
Hilton Hotels

1999-2000 Tom La Tour
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

1997-1998 - Holger Gantz
San FranciscoHilton & Towers

1996-1997 - Henry Berman
Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc.

1994 - 1995 Richard Swig
Fairmont Hotels

1993 - Paul Handlery
Handlery Hotels, Inc.

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

Hotel Council of San Francisco

1992- Bob Wilhelm
Westin St. Francis

1991 - Herman Wiener
Fairmont Hotel

1990 - Jerry Adams
Cartwright Holding Company

1989 - Peter Goldman
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
and Fairmont Hotels