NY Area Spartan of the Week: Ryan Meliker

Posted by admin | January 24, 2011

Ryan Meliker 

A few Spartan questions for Ryan Meliker:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: Graduated in 2005 with my MBA in Finance and Hospitality Business (dual major).

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I am Vice President at Morgan Stanley and the lead Lodging Analyst covering Hotel Operators and Hotel REITs.

Q: Where do you live?
A: Upper East Side.

Q: Favorite NYC restaurant?
A: Euzkadi – Spanish Tapas restaurant in the East Village.

Q: What is best part of living in the NY area?
A: The Food.

Q: What is best part of being a Spartan in New York?
A: Rooting on the Spartans at Blondies and Mercury Bar East – the camaraderie of fellow Spartans in NYC is real.

Q: If you could invite 3 people from any time who were associated with Michigan State to dinner who would they be?
A: Tom Izzo, Magic Johnson, and Jack DeBoer (MSU 1952) – the pioneer of the extended-stay hotel concept.