Senior Advisor

As a Senior Advisor, Zachary Schwartz works with Funds and Institutions, drawing on his private equity and investment experience to drive hospitality deals and hotel businesses forward. As Managing Director of Catamount Holdings, he assembles skilled teams to source, execute and asset manage deals – using operational leverage to maximize returns. 

Zachary Schwartz

Senior Advisor & MD, Catamount Holdings

A former senior private equity Executive and Board Director with a 15-year track record of hospitality investment and asset management, Mr. Schwartz has successfully led acquisitions, built start-up businesses and strategized the growth, turnaround and/or disposal of hotel and resort assets across EMEA & North America. Prior to Catamount, Mr. Schwartz was Head of European hotel acquisitions (direct real estate and distressed debt) at Cerberus Capital Management, where he also served as a Board Director for the Firm’s hospitality holdings comprising 4,000+ keys in the Region.

Full Bio

Private Advisory Board

The Private Advisory Board to Catamount comprises seasoned industry executives, an expanded network and pragmatic investment counsel. Spanning brand, principal and advisory expertise, these hotel industry executives bring together a collective 100 years of experience which can be brought to bear on investment opportunities. Our current Advisory Board is comprised of:

  • Real Estate Investors 
  • Operations & Asset Management Executives
  • Brand Leaders & Mixed-Use Experts

Private Advisory Board

Team Member

A former senior private equity Executive and Board Director with a 15-year track record of hospitality investment and asset management, Mr. Schwartz has successfully led acquisitions, built start-up businesses and strategized the growth, turnaround and/or disposal of hotel and resort assets across EMEA & North America. Prior to Catamount, Mr. Schwartz was Head of European hotel acquisitions (direct real estate and distressed debt) at Cerberus Capital Management, where he also served as a Board Director for the Firm’s hospitality holdings comprising 4,000+ keys in the Region.

Team Member

A former senior private equity Executive and Board Director with a 15-year track record of hospitality investment and asset management, Mr. Schwartz has successfully led acquisitions, built start-up businesses and strategized the growth, turnaround and/or disposal of hotel and resort assets across EMEA & North America. Prior to Catamount, Mr. Schwartz was Head of European hotel acquisitions (direct real estate and distressed debt) at Cerberus Capital Management, where he also served as a Board Director for the Firm’s hospitality holdings comprising 4,000+ keys in the Region.

Team Member

A former senior private equity Executive and Board Director with a 15-year track record of hospitality investment and asset management, Mr. Schwartz has successfully led acquisitions, built start-up businesses and strategized the growth, turnaround and/or disposal of hotel and resort assets across EMEA & North America. Prior to Catamount, Mr. Schwartz was Head of European hotel acquisitions (direct real estate and distressed debt) at Cerberus Capital Management, where he also served as a Board Director for the Firm’s hospitality holdings comprising 4,000+ keys in the Region.