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Carlton Ervin

Chief Development Officer, Europe, Marriott International, Inc. and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC

Carlton has led Marriott and Ritz-Carlton’s development efforts in Europe since 2009, and currently has the position of Chief Development Officer, Europe.

From 2002 to 2008, he held the positions of VP and then SVP of Caribbean & Latin American Development for Marriott & Ritz-Carlton.

Before joining Marriott’s Lodging Development Department in 2000, Carlton worked as a development attorney for Marriott’s Legal Department, focusing on transactions in the Caribbean & Latin America.  Before joining Marriott, Carlton was an associate in the corporate banking division of Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett in New York City from 1996-2000.

Carlton holds a JD (cum laude) from Harvard Law School and a dual degree (BA) in Economics and Political Science (magna cum laude) from Duke University.