Top 15 Movers & Shakers
#10. Tyler Morse
Tyler Morse went from ski instructor to co-founder of one of the country’s major hotel operators, serving as CEO and managing partner of MCR Development. As one of the seven largest hotel owners and operators in the country, Morse has overseen the exponential growth of MCR since co-founding the company in 2006.
Morse and his company own and manage 88 hotels in 23 states. One of their latest projects is the transformation of the former TWA terminal at JFK Airport into a hotel complex.
The MCR CEO received his MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in business administration from the University of California at Berkley, where he is currently a member of the Policy Advisory Board for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics.
Before founding MCR, Morse tried several different professions. He served as the president of Bliss, an upscale spa and beauty products company, an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and the aforementioned ski instructor in both the U.S. and Chile. Now he is transforming one of the most iconic pieces of architecture in the borough.
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