Matt Livian is a Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of The Sydell Group, an owner, developer and manager of unique hotels deeply rooted in their location and architecture. Sydell Group’s diverse portfolio of award-winning properties includes NoMad New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas; the LINE LA, DC and Austin; Freehand New York, LA, Miami, and Chicago; The Ned, London; and Park MGM, Las Vegas. Matt leads Sydell’s acquisitions efforts and has overseen the acquisition of over $1 billion worth of hotel real estate in major markets including New York, Los Angeles, Miami and London during his tenure with the Company in addition to overseeing the Company’s corporate finance function. Prior to joining The Sydell Group, Matt served as the Vice President of Acquisitions & Development at the Ian Schrager Company. The Ian Schrager Company is an owner, developer and manager of hotel & residential projects in gateway cities. During his tenure, Matt was responsible for all transaction execution, origination, coordinating market & property due diligence, financial underwriting and various development initiatives. Prior to joining The Ian Schrager Company, Matt started his career in the investment banking division at Bear Stearns focusing on mergers, acquisitions and financings for real estate, gaming and lodging companies. Matt graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Speaking at International Hospitality Investment Forum