TEAM

Catamount is led by our Managing Director with extensive experience in hotel private equity and institutional investment; we understand that strong hotel asset management and operational leverage will maximize returns. Meanwhile, our Private Advisory Board of seasoned industry executives expands our contact network and forms a pragmatic investment counsel.

Zachary Schwartz

Managing Director

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.

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Private Advisory Board

Our Private Advisory Board of seasoned industry executives expands our contact network and forms a 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:

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

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.