About Bay Ridge Hospitality

BAY RIDGE HOSPITALITY and its affiliates have been involved in the commercial real estate markets for over 35 years. In the Hospitality sector, the Company has been involved in over 55 separate hotel and/or restaurant properties, encompassing projects from a small 35-unit beachfront boutique hotel to a massive 1,024-room franchised hotel in a major US tourist destination. The principals of the Company have experience in all phases of the market, from investment, development, and management to brokerage. Our executive team is as follows:

R. S. Tripp Snyder, CEO graduated from Stanford University with an Honors degree in Economics, and also has an MBA from Harvard University and a J.D. from the University of Denver. He is in direct charge of all acquisition, legal and development activities, and also has oversight of operations and finance. He has been in the commercial real estate business since 1978. He has successfully developed hospitality assets, both from ground up construction, and also via significant renovation and repositioning of hotels and restaurants.

R.S. Tripp Snyder


Mr. Snyder has been involved in the business of developing, owning and operating hotels since 1981. From that time to the present he has been involved in the ownership of over 8600 hotel rooms. Over the last several years, he successfully concluded over $200 million in hotel acquisitions. Mr. Snyder brings enormous value to our company with his leadership and expertise in financial analysis, investment presentations, capital management, and new development.

Mr. Snyder has an undergraduate honors degree in Economics from Stanford University, a MBA from Harvard University, and a JD from the University of Denver Law School. In addition to his business interests in the hospitality industry, he also taught Venture Finance for 4 years at the University of St. Thomas as an Adjunct Professor.