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Host Corporate Headquarters

What Makes Us Special

Our vision is clear—to own the most geographically diverse portfolio of iconic and irreplaceable hotels in the United States and to create superior total risk-adjusted returns for our stockholders. We truly believe that our employees play an integral role in contributing to the company’s success in achieving this vision.

Who We Are

"We believe the quality of our success is due to the quality of our people."

-Richard Marriott

  • We have a fun, informal, innovative and collaborative environment.
  • We are a fast-paced, well-resourced and financially strong organization.
  • We are a future-focused and financially-minded organization where quality work is valued and rewarded.
  • We are a personable team with approachable leaders.
  • We are dedicated to giving back to the community through financial support, partnerships and employee-led volunteer service.
  • We strive to foster a culture that embraces diversity, equity, inclusion, and where everyone feels they can thrive.

Our EPIC Values

We strive to attract and retain the best people to carry out our vision and our EPIC corporate values. Believing in and being committed to bringing these values to life is what differentiates us as we strive to continue to be a top employer.


We have a passion for excellence in everything we do. We value initiative and creativity and believe our focus and discipline are essential to everyday excellence.


We are dedicated to partnership and hold a deep respect for the talents and roles of others. We succeed through teamwork and communication.


We are committed to integrity and ethical behavior—to fulfilling our responsibilities and commitments. We are honest with ourselves and with others.


We are one with our community—our many communities. We recognize our responsibility to others and the balance in our lives reflects the importance of caring for others internally and externally.

Team EPIC Service

Life at Host

We believe that having an EPIC workplace where employees are engaged, have fun and feel that that they are continuing to build their skills is a competitive differentiator for Host. We are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment and offering opportunities for employees to lead and engage in service events and give back to their community.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

We are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment that supports the development and advancement of all. We are dedicated to fostering a culture where we listen, learn and act; treat each other as equals; show support and respect to each other and our partners; and encourage freedom of expression and understanding of differences. Throughout the year, we hold celebratory and educational events to honor and recognize our diverse employees and committees.

Womens History Month


Organized by our women’s employee resource group, we hosted a discussion with Jim Risoleo, president and chief executive officer of Host Hotels & Resorts, and Cia Buckley Marakovits, president and chief investment officer of Dune Real Estate, who shared personal stories and insights about her career journey in a more male-dominated field, valuable business experiences and more.

Lunar New Year


We hosted our first-ever Lunar New Year celebration, featuring personal reflections by Host employees, a special lion dance performance and a happy hour with traditional “lucky” Chinese foods.

2023 Pride Month


We celebrated Pride Month by hosting a special all-employee event featuring keynote speaker Ashley T Brundage, President & CEO of Empowering Differences. In addition to recognizing the LGBTQ+ community, we learned about steps and actions we all can take to inspire others, create opportunities for equal access, and be better leaders and allies.

Learn more about our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging events


Corporate Citizenship

We are dedicated to being a good corporate citizen and supporting our local communities through financial support, community engagement and employee volunteer-led service events.

Green Team LAYC


Organized by Host’s Green Team, partnered with Latin American Youth Center to mulch, plant shrubs and flowers and build a vegetable and herb garden at LAYC’s Maryland Multicultural Youth Center.

Comfort Cases


Partnered with Comfort Cases to pack backpacks filled with comfort and personal care items for a child’s first few days in the foster care system and made fleece blankets.

A Wider Circle


Organized a professional clothing drive for A Wider Circle’s Professional Development Center. Toured the organization’s facility in Silver Spring, MD to see first-hand the impact of our clothing donations and furniture donations from local hotel renovation projects.

Learn more about our Corporate Citizenship events


Groups and Events

Project Clean Stream


This group of employee volunteers promotes our EPIC values and culture by helping to select, organize and lead service events for all employees to participate in throughout the year.

2023 Green Team


This group of employee volunteers champions sustainability in all areas of the company by promoting environmentally responsible practices and encouraging and implementing "green" programs at our corporate headquarters. The team also educates employees on green practices, in addition to organizing clean-up events at local parks, recycling events and annual celebrations for Earth Day.

2023 Women's History Month


Created for and comprised of women and male allies, this employee resource group fosters professional development and networking opportunities for women at Host. Past events have included a panel discussion with our female board members, a lunch and discussion session with our female hotel general managers, book discussion, a communications coaching session and lessons with a certified golf pro.

2023 Valentine's Day


Employees created Valentine bouquets and – in honor of American Heart Month – enjoyed heart healthy snacks.

2023 Winter Festival


Employees celebrated the start of a new year with an evening of food, music and dancing.

2019 July 4th


Employees celebrated Independence Day watching the D.C fireworks display on the rooftop of the National Museum of American History.

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