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Michael Bennett


Michael Bennett is the driving force behind The Bennett Hospitality Company, LLC, located in Historic Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Through his leadership, vision & foresight, this company has renovated and developed in excess of $750,000,000 of real estate. As a native Charlestonian, Mike believes strongly in the future development and vitality of his hometown, as well as in the projects he develops beyond. Bennett Hospitality has developed and currently owns twelve Hilton & Marriott Hotels located in Charleston, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; Marathon, Florida; Bozeman, Montana; and Billings, Montana.

In addition to these great hotels, Mike has developed, renovated and/or owned numerous shopping centres, apartment complexes, office buildings, homes, parking garages, and high-end resort developments, just to name a few. Outside of the office, Mike has been married for over 25 years and together with his wife, Amy, has two great sons, Jack and Brennan, with whom he enjoys baseball, sport fishing, traveling and hunting, among many other activities. Jack has also joined The Bennett Hospitality Company.