Shalinder serves as the Senior Vice President of Asset Management responsible for Asset Management, CapEx and M&A with the objective of maximizing value across Sunrise platform including transitions, execution of capital projects, renovations and community repositioning. Prior to joining Sunrise in 2022, Shalinder was the Senior Vice President of Finance for Discovery Land Company (DLC) where he managed project finance, investor relations, business plan execution, budgeting, reporting and business analysis. Before DLC, he served as the Vice President of Asset Management at DiamondRock Hospitality Company, responsible for financial performance at a variety of hotel portfolios covering resort, suburban, city center and large convention hotels in major markets.
Additionally, Shalinder worked at Goldman Sachs (GS) in the Realty Management Division with oversight of over 65 Hilton, Marriott, and Hyatt hotels after serving in various Operations roles with PM Hotel Group which included successfully opening and leading top hotel brands throughout the east coast. Shalinder began his hospitality career with Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, India working at various award-winning luxury urban hotels.
He holds a Master of Management in Hospitality from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, a Post Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management, and bachelor’s degree in commerce. He serves as President of the Good Samaritan Fund (GSF) board. Founded in 2002 by Sunrise Founders Paul and Terry Klaassen, the GSF provides financial assistance to team members who suffer a severe, unexpected financial hardship. Shalinder also serves as a coach in the Leadership Development Program mentoring graduate students at Cornell Hotel School.