Antonio Fungairiño, Vice President of Development

Antonio Fungairiño brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to his position as Vice President of Development for Apple Leisure Group®. Antonio is responsible for developing critical new relationships with global investors, funds and REITS to further expand the group’s international growth.

Antonio is no stranger to the company, having spent the last 4 years working closely with Apple Leisure Grouppartners and executives as Director of Asset Management and also Director of Development. Antonio maximized the ROI of Apple Leisure Group-owned properties, fostered efficiency in owner expenses, property taxes and property insurance, and successfully navigated new projects through the critical phases of negotiation and financing to construction and resort brand management service delivery.

Prior to joining Apple Leisure Group, Antonio sharpened his asset management acumen at Everest Holdings, a real estate investment firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he performed acquisitions, dispositions, financing, capital project management and day-to-day asset overviews.

Antonio also spent 12 years with InterContinental Hotels and Resorts and 4 years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. During this time, Antonio acquired his operations expertise in revenue management, capital projects, financial analysis and rooms management. He held executive committee level positions with InterContinental Hotels and Resorts both at the unit and regional level across several brands.

Antonio graduated from England’s Surrey University with a B.S. with Distinction in Hotel Management. He later received an M.M.H. in Hospitality Management from Cornell University. Recently, he received a Six Sigma Black Belt certification from the American Society for Quality.