In 2005, Stephen B. Allgood, Alan Barmaper, and James M. Deskus combining their extensive resources and talents, created AB Hospitality, a full-service hotel and development management company. In 2010, Joseph DiStefano joined AB, bringing a wealth of residential and corporate management knowledge to the company.
The partners focused predominantly on hospitality, with a passion for developing resorts, hotels, and residential projects. They have served on numerous company boards, honored to serve with charitable organizations, and collectively offer more than a century of combined experience.
In 2013, further enhancing the expertise AB could offer their clients, the partners added several key players. All with a myriad of expertise in residential design, architectural design, interior design, and construction management, creating a full spectrum development company.
As far back as 1993, members of the senior team have enjoyed the opportunity of working together on various projects: Luxe Hotel Rodeo Drive, Hyatt Los Angeles Airport, Wilshire Plaza Hotel Los Angeles, Hilton Hotel Los Angeles, Hotel Union Square San Francisco, Hotel Diva San Francisco, M31 Hotel San Francisco, Hyatt Hotel OC Airport, Luxe Summit Hotel Bel-Air, Villa Hotel Bay Area, Carmel Mission Inn Carmel, Sirtaj Hotel Beverly Hills, Westin Mexico, Bogota Resort on the Lake Bogota, and the Kennedy Hotel & Residences Bay Area.
The team has worked or consulted in San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, California Central Coast, San Francisco, Phoenix, Hawaii, New York, International in Mexico, and Columbia.
Stephen serves as President & Managing Partner, Joe serves as Executive Vice President & Partner, and Jim serves as Vice President, Finance.
AB Hospitality calls Southern California home.