Lindy Smiley

Starwood Property Trust Inc.


Lindy Smiley is currently Senior Vice President and Global Head of Human Resources. In this role Lindy’s oversight includes Talent Management, Compensation and Benefits for the US and European operation. Lindy works closely with the executive team on all employment related matters. Prior to joining Starwood, Lindy spent nearly fifteen years working in various capacities of Human Resources both in New York and Miami. Lindy’s career began on the recruitment side with Progressive Insurance and then moved into the Financial Services arena as an HR Generalist for Moody’s, supporting Structured Finance. Lindy also spent five years with Morgan Stanley as a Director of Human Resources where she supported a number of infrastructure areas including Legal and Compliance.

Lindy holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Syracuse University with an emphasis in Human Resources, and a MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.