Michael Kollin

Company: Kollin Altomare Architects

Position: President & CEO

Bio

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.



Expertise

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)



Articles and Publications

https://kollinaltomare.com/news/


Representative List of Clients

Kollin Altomare is proud to have been involved in the design and renovation of over 400 hospitality and leisure projects for an array of notable clients such as Fairmont, Four Seasons, Hilton, Hyatt, InterContinental, Langham, Loews Hotels, Marriott, Montage, Renaissance, The Ritz-Carlton, Sheraton, Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Viceroy, Westin, and many more. https://kollinaltomare.com/about/


Education

Bachelor of Architecture - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona


Past Experience

Prior to founding Kollin Altomare Architects in 1995, Michael practiced architecture at several California design firms, including Kluger Kollin Architects, where he was involved in the design of various mixed-use, hospitality, commercial, and educational projects.