Jatin Desai

Chief Investment Officer

Jatin’s primary responsibilities include sourcing, negotiating and financing hotel acquisition and development projects.

Previously, he was with Wachovia Securities, where he focused on asset underwriting and private equity transactions ranging from $100 million to more than $5 billion. He also formed Stonehill Property Group, a family-funded investment venture targeting select- and full-service hotel investments throughout the southeast.

Jatin received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also attended The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and The London School of Economics and Political Science. He currently is an Advisory Board member for the Wood Center for Real Estate Studies at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC Chapel Hill. Jatin also sits on the board for the UNC Center for Public Services at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the Atlanta Hospitality Alliance.