A second-generation hotelier, Hermann Elger joined the iconic St. Regis New York as general manager in May 2014. Elger moved to New York from California, where he held the position of general manager at Montage Beverly Hills since 2010. Elger is a graduate of the University of Denver, where he received his B.S.B.A. in business administration and hotel management. He began his career working as a doorman for The Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado, and has built more than 25 years of industry experience around the world.