Steve Galbreath, AIA

Texas A&M University, MArch, BEnvd

Registered Architect, LEED Accredited Prof. BD +C

Memberships/Affiliations (Select)

ISHC Chairman Emeritus, former member of Board of Directors

Advisory Board of Hospitality Design Magazine

Advisory Board HOTEC

Advisory Committee for The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University

Chair of Architecture for the NIAB Architects Committee

Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) conference advisory board

Steve Galbreath, AIA

Chief Development Officer

As Chief Development Officer and Head of Design & Construction for Garfield Public/Private LLC, Mr. Galbreath manages the development of hotels, convention and conference centers, entertainment and mixed-use properties. Joining Garfield in 2016, he brought 22 years as a leader in the global hospitality sector for RTKL Associates in the Americas. In addition to the design of hotels and resorts, his experience has centered around hospitality and gaming components of large-scale, mixed-use developments combining retail, entertainment, sports, residential, office, hotel, and other uses known for their commercial success and lasting sense of place.

Select Experience
  • Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences – 222,000-SF multi-venue performing arts center with 2,297-seat main hall in Lubbock, TX
  • Conroe Hyatt Regency and Convention Center – 250-room full-service HQ hotel and convention center in Conroe, TX (under construction)
  • Lubbock County Expo Center – 440,000-SF 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena and expo complex in Lubbock, TX (in design)
  • Westin Irving Convention Center – Las Colinas – 350-room full-service HQ hotel adjacent to 275,000-SF Irving Convention Center in Irving, TX
  • Baytown Hyatt Regency and Convention Center – 208-room full-service HQ hotel and convention center in Baytown, TX (under construction)
  • DoubleTree Abilene Convention Center Hotel – 206-room full-service convention center HQ hotel in Abilene, TX (under construction)
  • Sheraton at the Puerto Rico Convention Center – 500-room hotel/ mixed-use supporting 580,000-SF Convention Center in San Juan, PR
  • Tysons Corner Center Hyatt Regency Hotel – 300-room full-service hotel with 15,500-SF of meeting space in McLean, VA
  • Jumeirah Hotel and Arab Culture Centre – 1,000-room full-service hotel and 400,000-SF cultural center in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Marina Bay Sands – 3,000-room full-service hotel with 4,000,000-SF of retail and conference space in Singapore Harbour, Singapore
  • Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino – 300-room full-service hotel and 80,000-SF casino in, Indio, CA
  • Grand Hyatt Shenzhen – 471-room full-service hotel with 27,000-SF of meeting space + retail at City Crossing, Shenzhen, China
  • Hyatt Wild Oak Ranch Residence Club – full-service timeshare resort with Arthur Hills Championship Golf Course in San Antonio, TX
  • Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter - 918-room, 38-story full-service hotel with 70,000-SF of meeting space in San Antonio, TX
  • Westin Pittsburgh Convention Center Hotel – renovation of 615-room full-service hotel and 48,000-SF of meeting space, Pittsburgh, PA