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resort hotel operator

Jerry Sussman, American resort hotel operator. Elected to Hotel Hall of Fame, 1968. Board directors United Fund Dade County. Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Miami Beach Chamber of C. (president 1968-1970), South Florida Hotel and Motel Association (president 1971-1975), Beta Gamma Sigma., B'nai B'rith.

Background

Sussman, Jerry was born on March 20, 1922 in New York City. Son of Louis J. and Bessie (Levinson) Sussman.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, College City New York, 1942.

Career

Assistant manager Tamarack Lodge, Greenfield Park, New York, 1936-1942. General manager Ritz Plaza Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, 1946-1949, Sorrento Hotel, 1949-1952. Managing partner Johnina Hotel, Miami Beach, 1952-1957, Crown Hotel, Miami Beach, 1957-1959.

Executive director Carillon Hotel, 1959-1974, Holiday Inn at Calder, 1974-1975. Partner, executive director Research.S.M. Management Corporation, 1974-1986. Advisory board Jefferson National Bank, Miami Beach, 1975-1980.

Partner Howard Johnson Motor Lodges, Pompano Beach, St. Petersburg Beach, Treasure Island and Hollywood Beach, Florida, Gateway Inn, Archway Inn, Orlando, Florida, Holiday Inns, Coral Gables, Coral Springs, Florida. Member Miami Beach Planning Commission, 1968-1972. Chairman Governor Florida's Tourism advisory committee, 1972-1976.

Membership

Board directors United Fund Dade County. Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Miami Beach Chamber of C. (president 1968-1970), South Florida Hotel and Motel Association (president 1971-1975), Beta Gamma Sigma., B'nai B'rith.

Connections

Married Esther Waldman, March 20, 1946. Children– Kenneth, Marc, Lester, David.

father:
Louis J. Sussman

mother:
Bessie (Levinson) Sussman

spouse:
Esther Waldman

child:
Kenneth Sussman

child:
Marc Sussman

child:
Lester Sussman

child:
David Sussman