The Chartres Lodging Group
Principal & Senior Vice President - Asset Management
50 California Street - Suite 3300
Matt has been asset managing hotels with The Chartres Lodging Group for thirteen years. In his current role, Matt asset manages full service hotels in Denver, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and Omaha. Matt has also worked in asset management on full service hotels in Chicago, Baltimore, San Francisco, Jacksonville, Tokyo, Osaka, Okinawa, and Wakayama, Japan.
Prior to his current role, Matt led the Chartres Lodging Japan office, including oversight of all asset management and acquisitions activities across the country. During his years in Japan, Matt served on the executive board of Royal Pines Hotels and was also a founding member and President of the Hospitality Asset Manager’s Association – Japan, HAMA’s first officially recognized overseas branch. Matt was also honored to serve as the former Chair of No Reservations Giving, The Chartres Lodging Group’s charitable fund.
Prior to joining Chartres Lodging, he gained experience at JHM Hotels and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. He also founded the Tabibito Travel Agency in Tokyo, Japan in 2001 and, prior to that, worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in Tokyo between 1998 -2001.
Matt graduated from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration's Master's of Management in Hospitality program in 2005 and has a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He was born and raised in Chicago and is fluent in Japanese.