Mark Schoenholtz joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018 at its New York headquarters, where he serves as a vice chairman and co-head of the Lodging Capital Markets group. Mr. Schoenholtz previously co-headed the lodging investment banking and brokerage group at Eastdil Secured. Under his leadership, Eastdil Secured consistently ranked as the nation’s most active hotel broker. During his more than 25 years with that firm, Mr. Schoenholtz was recognized as one of the industry’s most active and respected advisors.
Since the start of his career, Mr. Schoenholtz has successfully completed transactions with an aggregate value of more than $225 billion. He has represented a broad cross-section of clients, including REITs, C-Corps, private equity firms, high-net-worth investors and sovereign wealth funds. Some of the more noteworthy recent transactions include the sale of Boston Park Plaza, the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, the Hyatt Grand Cypress, the Hyatt Portfolio - Andaz Wailea, the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point and the Waldorf Astoria New York.
Mr. Schoenholtz is a frequent speaker at industry events, including the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) and the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference.
Mr. Schoenholtz earned a master’s degree from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin & Marshall College.
Mr. Schoenholtz currently resides in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with his wife and three children.