Highbridge Partners
Highbridge Partners

Martin Astengo

Martin is a seasoned executive who has held leadership roles with major U.S. and international corporations. He possesses an intimate knowledge of today’s dynamic business environment and understands the skills and personal traits shared by most successful managers.

Prior to founding Highbridge Partners, Martin served as Vice President of Executive Search for a real estate consulting company. In that capacity, he undertook numerous engagements for many of the nation's top homebuilders, successfully recruiting industry leaders for roles as COO, CFO, VP of Finance, Land President, Region President, Division President, Controller, VP of Operations, VP of Sales & Marketing, VP of Construction, and VP of Purchasing, among others.

Previously, Martin enjoyed a distinguished career in the hotel industry with such prominent international hospitality firms as Westin, Hyatt and Pan Pacific. His background includes the development, construction, restoration and operation of luxury commercial, convention, resort and mixed-use properties. He has held senior management assignments with bottom-line accountability in hotels in San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Orlando, Los Angeles, San Diego, Vancouver and Whistler, as well as overseas in London and Gibraltar.

His broad functional business expertise incorporates human resources, strategic planning, administration, accounting, purchasing, operations, marketing, public relations, civic affairs, sales, food and beverage services, security, safety, engineering and facility maintenance. In concert with extensive industry relationships and a tireless work ethic, Martin’s first-hand exposure to diverse and challenging business environments provides him with invaluable insight into the expectations and requirements of both clients and candidates alike, enabling him to consistently deliver superior results.

Martin was educated in the British colony of Gibraltar and is fluent in English, Spanish and French.

E-mail Martin or contact him directly at 858.748.3620.