Howard J. Esquirol
Howard J. Esquirol

The newly merged Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, recognized global leaders in the management and marketing of resorts, hotels and conference centers, have formally announced the appointment of Howard J. Esquirol as director of finance for Doral Arrowwood in Rye Brook. Mike McNeill, general manager of Doral Arrowwood, made the announcement.

“It is a pleasure to formally welcome Howard to Doral Arrowwood,” said McNeill. “He brings keen understanding and important experience in hotel finance to our property. We look forward to his active involvement on our leadership team.”

Howard Esquirol was most recently director of finance for the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel. He previously served as regional controller and vice president of accounting for the Waterford Hotel Group. Earlier in his career he held controller positions for hotels throughout the country and in the Caribbean.

Esquirol received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration from Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C. He resides in Stonington, Conn.