Jon Benowitz

Capital Markets & Investments

Jon oversees Chartwell Hospitality’s extensive investment portfolio and is responsible for executing the firm’s investment and capital strategies. Jon’s 25 years of industry experience includes real estate and corporate transactions, financial analysis and capital markets. Before joining Chartwell, he played a key role in the spinoff of Marriott’s real estate to Host Hotels, Hilton’s merger with Promus Hotels and the sale of Hilton Worldwide to the Blackstone Group. As Hilton’s senior vice president, he managed the company’s project finance and investment analysis departments. He gained additional experience as Host Hotel’s vice president of acquisitions, managing director at Rockbridge and chief investment officer with Platinum Companies. Jon earned his Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and his bachelor’s degree from Manhattanville College.