Michael Ritz is the vice president of investments for Peachtree Hotel Group. Previously he was the assistant vice president of investments for Peachtree, which he joined in 2017.
Prior to joining Peachtree, Ritz worked in national market research, hotel asset valuations, inventory analytics, and underwriting for Marcus and Millichap’s National Hospitality Group. He has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Stonehill College and master’s degree in hospitality management from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.
While in college, Ritz worked with hotel owner-operators, Hilton Worldwide, and Hyatt Hotels Corp.
“Michael is a valuable member of our team, and his leadership and expertise will be instrumental as we expand our real estate investment footprint,” said Brian Waldman, Peachtree’s executive vice president. “I look forward to his continued influence on our investment function and the organization.”
Peachtree Hotel Group heads Jatin Desai and Mitul Patel are principals of financial company Stonehill and members of the company’s investment committee. In March, Nick Baer became vice president of business development for Stonehill.