Paul Pusateri ’76
Chief Operating Officer
Paul Pusateri joined the casino industry in 1996 as president of Paris Las Vegas, where he oversaw the development and opening of the Las Vegas Strip resort while also serving as president of its sister property, Bally’s Las Vegas. He then went on to become senior vice president of The Venetian and The Palazzo resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, overseeing the operations of two of the most successful casinos in the U.S. The Venetian, a 7,000-suite resort, features more than 2 million square feet of convention space, 29 restaurants and bars, and is the world’s largest resort to earn a Four Star rating from the Mobil Travel Guide (now Forbes Travel Guide). Both the Venetian and the $1.9 billion Palazzo, its sister property, hold the AAA Five Diamond rating.He has also served in senior positions with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, including the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Four Seasons Clift Hotel in San Francisco, Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, and the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. In his role at Baha Mar, Mr. Pusateri will be responsible for all day-to-day operations at the $3.5 billion destination gaming resort. Mr. Pusateri holds a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant management from the University of New Haven and is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America.
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