Miguel Rivera



Miguel has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel industry. He plays a leading role in sourcing and structuring new deals, executing ground-up developments, and overseeing TMGOC’s investment analysis. He was a co-founder of Willow Street Capital, an investment and development firm that merged with Opterra Capital in 2020. 

During his career, he has worked on more than $1 billion worth of hotel transactions, valued more than $12 billion worth of commercial real estate, and asset-managed more than 30 hotels with upwards 6,000 rooms. He has consistently created value for owners, delivering NOI increases often in excess of 90 percent.

 Miguel was a partner in the Hotel Asset Management division of HVS, the world’s leading hotel consulting firm. He was an SVP at JLL Hotels, where he led the group’s Latin American investment sales team. Additionally, he served as Head of Hotel Investments at a prominent family office headquartered in New York and London. 

Miguel holds an MBA from Yale, a BS in Hotel Administration from Cornell, and a Diploma in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia.