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WHO WE ARE

Guest Room Renovation Specialists

Digney York Associates, an industry-leading general contractor, has over 35 years' experience providing full-service, coast to coast interior renovations for hotels and resorts in 48 states. 

Our network of dedicated subcontractor partners, teamed up with our project management team, gives our clients unmatched expertise and industry know-how to renovate quickly and efficiently. 

At Digney York, we pride ourselves on the ability to fully serve our customers, reduce guest disruption, and minimize revenue displacement through our innovative approach to conversions. 

DYA Staff Meeting
DYA Staff Meeting

OUR HISTORY

Digney York Associates was founded by Jay Weiss and a financial partner in 1985. Within a couple of years after the launch of the company Mr. Weiss acquired controlling interest in the business and embarked upon building a highly regarded company that specialized in the ever-growing need to effectively and painlessly renovate hotel guest rooms.

In the mid-80’s the scope of work for a hotel or resort room renovation was often very “cosmetic” and centered around the replacement of carpet, wall vinyl, and various FF&E items. In the early years of the business, Digney York focused their efforts and resources on aligning to these more simple needs of the industry while building an outstanding reputation for being innovative with project schedules and deploying the use of “hospitality niche” subcontractors who helped exceed client expectations by completing projects on budget and ahead of schedule.

DYA Staff Meeting round table

In the ’90s the look and feel of guest rooms began to evolve due to significant changes in material, international logistics, and technology. At this time many new brands and concepts were launched in the Hospitality industry sparking a new level of hotelier competition. As the industry evolved, demand for the more modern and functional guest room increased significantly. Subsequently, the scope of work for a hotel renovation or conversion of a highly desirable property to a hotel expanded as well. 

As the industry changed during this decade, Digney York Associates was on the leading edge of the transformation. Digney York expanded their services geographically and further developed its expertise and subcontractor base in order to meet the changing demand while enabling hotel owners to benefit from improved RevPar and an overall increase in property value.

Today Digney York Associates is one of the most experienced and capable general contractors serving the hospitality industry. Digney York is a financially stable organization, which employs an experienced and versatile team that provides coast-to-coast interior renovation services for hotels and resorts.

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Tom Kelley

MANAGING DIRECTOR & GM

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JAY WEISS

CEO

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Kevin Cronin

COO

ann-versteeg

Ann Versteeg

CFO

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Kevin King

SR. Project Manager

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Gary Munroe

SR. Project Manager

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Dana Hines

SR. Project Manager

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JOHN OSBORNE

SR. PROJECT MANAGER

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CAROLYN BRADY

SR. PROJECT MANAGER

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Theodoro Torrez

Project Manager

joshua-monroe

Joshua Monroe

Project Manager

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Kyle Newman

Project Manager

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Hallie Harper

Asst. Project Manager

michael-morris

Michael Morris

Controller

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Dianne Jones

SR. Project Accountant

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Alan Smith

Asst. Controller

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Mari Castellano

Project Accountant

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Colleen Ries

Project Assistant

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Jennifer Pinto

Project Assistant

karen-falk

Karen Falk

Project Assistant

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Shamira Gaines

Project Assistant