Survey rankings are based on the total number of hotel rooms owned as of Dec. 31, 2002. Companies also were asked to provide the total number of hotels in their portfolios.

  1. Accor North America
    14651 Dallas Pkwy., Suite 500
    Dallas, TX 75254
    Web site:
    www.accor-na.com
    Georges Le Mener, President/CEO; David O'Shaughnessy, Group EVP; Carol Kirby, Chief Marketing Officer
    Total Number of Rooms: 134,225
    Total Number of Hotels: 1,226

  2. Host Marriott Corp.
    6903 Rockledge Dr., Suite 1500
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    Phone: (240) 744-1000
    Web site:
    www.hostmarriott.com
    Christopher J. Nassetta, President/CEO; W. Edward Walter, EVP/CFO; James F. Risoleo, EVP, Acquisitions & Development
    Total Number of Rooms: 59,176
    Total Number of Hotels: 123

  3. Hilton Hotels Corp.
    9336 Civic Center Dr.
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210
    Phone: (800) 286-0645
    Web site:
    www.hiltonfranchise.com
    Steve Bollenbach, President/CEO; Tom Keltner, EVP/President, Brand Performance & Franchise Development; Dieter Huchestein, EVP, Hotel Operations, Owned/Managed
    Total Number of Rooms: 54,296
    Total Number of Hotels: 127

  4. FelCor Lodging Trust Inc.
    545 E. John Carpenter Frwy., Suite 1300
    Irving, TX 75062
    Phone: (972) 444-4900
    Web site:
    www.felcor.com
    Thomas J. Corcoran, Jr., President/CEO; Richard J. O'Brien, EVP/CFO; Lawrence D. Robinson, EVP/General Counsel/Secretary
    Total Number of Rooms: 47,416
    Total Number of Hotels: 177

  5. MeriStar Hospitality Corp.
    1010 Wisconsin Ave. N.W.
    Washington, D.C. 20007
    Phone: (202) 295-1000
    Web site:
    www.meristar.com
    Paul W. Whetsell, Chairman/CEO; Bruce G. Wiles, COO; Donald D. Olinger, CFO
    Total Number of Rooms: 26,603
    Total Number of Hotels: 101

  6. Equity Inns Inc.
    7700 Wolf River Blvd.
    Germantown, TN 38138
    Phone: (901) 754-7774
    Web site:
    www.equityinns.com
    Phillip H. McNeill, Sr., CEO; Howard A. Silver, President; Donald H. Dempsey, EVP/CFO
    Total Number of Rooms: 12,460
    Total Number of Hotels: 97

  7. Baymont Inns & Suites
    100-E. Wisconsin Ave.
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Phone: (414) 905-1000
    Web site:
    www.baymontinns.com
    Jim Abrahamson, President/COO; Dan Daniele, SVP, Franchising; Chuck Barcus, Vice President, Development
    Total Number of Rooms: 10,500
    Total Number of Hotels: 102

  8. Boykin Lodging Co.
    Guildhall Building
    45 West Prospect Ave.
    Suite 1500
    Cleveland, OH 44115
    Phone: (216) 430-1200

    Robert W. Boykin, CEO; Richard C. Conti, President/COO; Shereen P. Jones, EVP/CFO/Chief Investment Officer
    Total Number of Rooms: 9,252
    Total Number of Hotels: 33

  9. InterContinental Hotels Group
    3 Ravinia Dr., Suite 100
    Atlanta, GA 30346
    Phone: (770) 604-2000
    Web site:
    www.ichotelsgroup.com
    Richard North, CEO; Stevan Porber, President, The Americas; Kirk Kinsell, SVP, Franchise, Americas
    Total Number of Rooms: 9,061
    Total Number of Hotels: 36

  10. American Property Management Corp.
    8910 University Center Lane Suite 500
    San Diego, CA 92122
    Phone: (858) 964-5500

    Michael S. Gallegos, President/CEO; Walter Davis, Vice President of Operations; John Gallegos, Vice President of Operations
    Total Number of Rooms: 8,667
    Total Number of Hotels: 36

  11. Innkeepers USA Trust
    306 Royal Poinciana Way Palm Beach, FL 33480
    Phone: (561) 835-1800
    Web site:
    www.innkeepersusa.com
    Jeffrey H. Fisher, CEO/President; David Bulger, CFO/Treasurer/EVP; Mark A. Murphy, General Counsel/Secretary
    Total Number of Rooms: 8,196
    Total Number of Hotels: 67

  12. Tishman Realty Corp.
    666 Fifth Ave.
    New York, NY 10103
    Phone: (212) 399-3600
    Web site:
    www.tishmanhotels.com
    John A. Vickers, Chairman/CEO; William Sales, President; John Livingston, EVP, Development
    Total Number of Rooms: 6,741
    Total Number of Hotels: 8

  13. Cooper Cos.
    1407 Union Ave., Suite 400
    Memphis, TN 38104
    Phone: (901) 725-9631

    Pace Cooper, President; David Cooper, EVP; David Krueger, CFO
    Total Number of Rooms: 4,122
    Total Number of Hotels: 22

  14. Peabody Hotel Group
    5118 Park Ave.
    Memphis, TN 38117
    Phone: (901) 762-5400
    Web site:
    www.peabodyhotelgroup.com
    Martin S. Belz, President; David V. Shamoian, EVP; Michael K. Craft, Vice President/CFO
    Total Number of Rooms: 3,372
    Total Number of Hotels: 11

  15. Capital Hotel Management
    100 Cummings Suite 231G
    Beverly, MA 01915
    Phone: (978) 522-7000
    Web site:
    www.capitalhotelmgt.com
    Ken Wilson, CEO; Chad Crandell, President
    Total Number of Rooms: 3,250
    Total Number of Hotels: 6

  16. Carlson Hospitality Worldwide
    Carlson Pkwy., P.O. Box 59159
    Minneapolis, MN 55459
    Phone: (763) 212-1000
    Web site:
    www.regenthotel.com
    Curtis C. Nelson, President/COO, Carlson Cos.; Trudy Rautio, CFO, Carlson Hospitality Worldwide; Jay Witzel, President, Carlson Hotels Worldwide
    Total Number of Rooms: 2,405
    Total Number of Hotels: 9

  17. Seymour N. Logan Associates Inc.
    29 S. LaSalle St., Suite 705
    Chicago, IL 60603
    Phone: (312) 782-6008
    Web site:
    www.loganhotels.com
    Jay Fishman, COO; Bryan Curry, CFO; John Poulos, SVP
    Total Number of Rooms: 2,404
    Total Number of Hotels: 8

  18. Hersha Group
    510 Walnut St., 9th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Phone: (215) 238-1046
    Web site:
    www.hershahotels.com
    Hasu P. Shah, Chairman/CEO; Ashish Parikh, CFO; David Desfor, Treasurer
    Total Number of Rooms: 2,400
    Total Number of Hotels: 22

  19. InnSuites Hospitality Trust
    1615 E. Northern Ave., #102
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
    Phone: (602) 944-1500
    Web site:
    www.innsuites.com
    James Wirth, CEO; Marc Berg, EVP; Andy Waters, CFO
    Total Number of Rooms: 1,831
    Total Number of Hotels: 12

  20. The Generation Cos.
    1822 East Highway 54
    Durham, NC 27713
    Phone: (919) 361-9000
    Web site:
    www.generationcompanies.com
    H. Mark Daley III, President; Gregory B. Barrow, Vice President, Development & Acquisitions; Ronald S. Jacobsen, Vice President, Operations
    Total Number of Rooms: 1,756
    Total Number of Hotels: 14

  21. Larry Blumberg & Associates Inc.
    2733 Ross Clark Circle
    Dothan, AL 36301
    Phone: (334) 793-6855
    Web site:
    www.lbaproperties.com
    Larry Blumberg, Chairman/CEO; Barry Kraselsky, President/COO; Jon Bottone, Vice President, Operations
    Total Number of Rooms: 1,643
    Total Number of Hotels: 20

  22. Trans Inns Management Inc.
    31525 W. 12 Mile Rd., Suite LL-1
    Farmington Hills, MI 48334
    Phone: (248) 489-4333
    Web site:
    www.transinns.com
    Daniel J. Vosotas, President; James L. Oberliesen, Vice President; Joseph A. Popp, Vice President, Finance
    Total Number of Rooms: 1,349
    Total Number of Hotels: 11

  23. Candlewood Hotel Company Inc.
    8621 East 21st St. North
    Suite 200
    Wichita, KS 67206
    Phone: (316) 631-1300
    Web site:
    www.candlewoodsuites.com
    Jack P. DeBoer, CEO/Chairman of the Board; Warren D. Fix, EVP/CFO/Secretary; James E. Roos, President/COO
    Total Number of Rooms: 1,300
    Total Number of Hotels: 11

  24. Hartz Mountain Industries Inc.
    400 Plaza Dr.
    Secaucus, NJ 07094
    Phone: (201) 348-1200
    Web site:
    www.hartzmountain.com
    Emanuel Stern, President/COO; Gus Milano, EVP, Finance & Leasing; Irwin Horowitz, Executive Vice President/General Counsel
    Total Number of Rooms: 1,119
    Total Number of Hotels: 4

  25. CB Richard Ellis Investors LLC
    865 S. Figueroa St., Suite 3500
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    Phone: (213) 683-4200
    Web site:
    www.cbreinvestors.com
    Robert H. Zerbst, President; William M. Harris, COO; Vance G. Maddocks, Executive Managing Director
    Total Number of Rooms: 828
    Total Number of Hotels: 3