Michael Kollin

Company: Kollin Altomare Architects

Position: President & CEO


As the founder, president & CEO of Kollin Altomare Architects, Michael’s 30+ years of architectural and project management experience — highlighted by a historied career in hospitality design — is the engine driving the vision of Kollin Altomare. And it’s his passion for client service that fuels that engine. Beyond creating a top-shelf experience for every client, Michael also directs design and project development efforts to ensure a final product beyond all expectation. Having been involved in the completion of over 400 hospitality and leisure projects worldwide, he is well versed in hotel/resort operations and the things that truly motivate both owners and end users.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Michael graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a Bachelor of Architecture. As prolific as he is passionate, Michael is licensed in 26 states and territories, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). Michael recently became a member of ISHC in 2021.

Mission Statement

Driven to be creatively responsible, and responsibly creative, our mission is to deliver inspired solutions that surpass the expectations of both our clients and their customers.


Hospitality, retail, mixed-use, leisure, and residential projects (master planning, full-service architecture, and interior design services)

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Architects (AIA); National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB); International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC)