Our Approach

The Olympia Companies is a real estate organization primarily devoted to pursuing opportunities in the hospitality industry. We leverage the commitment, strength, and intellect of our team members to explore & develop assets and hotel management prospects.

Originally founded as the Erin Company by Larry Mahaney in 1969, we have been able to add value and achieve above normal returns for our investors and third party clients for over five decades.

Our Three Business Units


With an expertise in hospitality, office/commercial, and mixed-use developments, our strong team of proven individuals with broad national and international experience excels in driving value for clients. We have the ability to manage the entire development process and have a track record of completing projects in difficult, high barrier to entry markets.

Hotel Management

Olympia Hotel Management (OHM) seeks to hire and retain an exceptional team of hotel professionals. We focus on creating a culture that “lives the values” of Fun, Concern for Others, Accountability, Trust, and Continuous Improvement. Our culture helps generate efficiencies and maximum profitability for owners while ensuring outstanding guest services by paying critical attention to a guest’s overall experience. Consequently, we achieve superior comparative guest satisfaction scores and above average occupancy rates along with consistent market share premiums.

OHM's management skills extend to a variety of independently branded full-service restaurants that complement the hotels they reside within while pulling inspiration and talent from each of their unique destinations. Olympia's F&B concepts include award-winning destination restaurants, rooftops bars, and upscale casual neighborhood favorites. Our restaurant group routinely earns accolades from James Beard Foundation, Wine Spectator, Conde Nast, Travel + Leisure, as well as regional "Best of" acknowledgements. 

Equity Investors

Olympia Equity Investors pursues development of financially secure projects that deliver significant returns to investors. We look to mitigate risk and enhance returns by leveraging our intellectual capital and through the tactical use of varied financial instruments.