David Leatherwood, CEO and Managing Member

Mr. Leatherwood is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Member of Norwich Partners. Leatherwood has been active in the hotel business since 1991. He has developed/co-developed over 4,000 hotel rooms with a market value of over $1 billion under various major flags including Marriott (Courtyard, Moxy, Residence Inn, AC Hotels and Autograph), Hilton Hotels (Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites) and Starwood Hotels and Resorts, now part of Marriott (Element by Westin and aloft). In addition, Leatherwood developed the Onyx Hotel, a 112 room Kimpton Hotel located in downtown Boston, MA.

Mr. Leatherwood is very involved in the local community. He has served on numerous Boards and Committees including:

Eric Sachsse, President

Mr. Sachsse is President and a founding principal of Norwich Partners. Beginning with Boston's Onyx Hotel project in 2001, Sachsse partnered with David Leatherwood and the two, together with the principals of Clear View LLP, co-founded Norwich Partners.  In his tenure at Norwich Partners, Sachsse has co-developed over 3,600 hotel rooms under various flags.Prior to co-founding Norwich Partners, Sachsse worked in the investment management or investment banking business at Salomon Brothers, Fidelity Investments, Aetna Capital Management and its affiliate Aeltus Investment Management.Sachsse received his AB from Dartmouth College in 1983 and his MBA from Dartmouth's Tuck School in 1989.

Mr. Sachsse is active with the local community. He has served on numerous community organizations including:  

Clear View LLP, Private Equity Partner

Clear View is a closely held private equity investment partnership formed for the sole purpose of investing in Norwich Partners. The principals of this family owned Limited Partnership have extensive real estate investment experience, including investments in: