Mr. Wicky has served as a Senior Advisor to Tricap Partners & Co. since the firm’s inception in 2004. Specifically, he has worked with the firm’s clients in various real estate matters worldwide. He currently serves as CEO of Wicky & Associates in Palm Beach, Florida, where he leads an organization that manages real estate investments on behalf of numerous investor groups worldwide. Wicky & Associates is involved in the development and operation of luxury hotels, resorts, clubs and residential communities in the United States, Europe and Latin America. Mr. Wicky also serves as an Operating Partner at Z Capital Partners, leading the firm’s real estate investments.
Educated at several Swiss hotel schools, Mr. Wicky’s career began in Europe where he gained valuable experience training at premier resorts and luxury urban hotels. His time spent catering to affluent international clientele laid the groundwork for success and credibility in the upscale market. Throughout his career, Mr. Wicky’s dedication to excellence and operational efficiency has earned him a reputation as one of the premier troubleshooters in the industry. At four separate properties he was presented with the challenge of earning the coveted “Mobil Five-Star” or “AAA Five-Diamond” awards.
Specifically, Mr. Wicky has led investor groups in the turnaround of numerous high-profile resorts, including The Boca Raton Hotel & Club, The Breakers Palm Beach, The Cloister at Sea Island, Georgia and Hotel Intercontinental in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Through Mr. Wicky’s leadership, these and other high-profile properties successfully gained or regained the prestigious awards. In addition to his work in hotel management, Mr. Wicky has represented investors’ interests in other real estate assets, also spearheading operational aspects of recreational facilities such as golf, tennis, spas, marinas and retail outlets.
Mr. Wicky holds a Certified Hotel Administrator degree from Michigan State University, and he has completed and taught the Executive Management programs at the Cornell University School of Hotel Management and the University of Miami.