Words to Live By…

``The happiest people do not necessarily have the best things. They simply appreciate the things they have.`` -Warren Buffett

Michael Kliman

Regional Revenue Manager

Michael got bitten by the hospitality bug while working at Walt Disney World’s old Key West Resort almost 25 years ago. After graduating from Florida Southern College with a degree in Hospitality Management, he joined Marriott International and started his career in Room Operations in Atlanta and then in Cleveland. His background includes leadership positions in both Select Service and Full-Service hotels and both Rooms Operations and Food & Beverage. Michael joined Sandpiper Hospitality as General Manager of the Extended Stay America Cleveland Brooklyn in 2021 and is currently a Regional Revenue Manager.

More About Michael


Orlando, FL


Florida Southern College


The art of making someone feel welcomed

When he is NOT WORKING, she is…

spending time with his wife and 2 children; traveling, especially any place warmer than Cleveland, as well as exploring medieval castles

Favorite TEAMS

Cleveland Guardians and Florida State Seminoles

First J.O.B.

Riding a bike around Sea World of Florida selling ice cream

Favorite BRAND

Disney – no matter how old you are, they still make you feel like a kid