Jonathan Martin

Managing Director, Hospitality Group, Arcturus Principal & Co-founder, Anfield Hotel Advisors LLC

Jonathan Martin is a lifelong hospitality and real estate executive with expertise in property operations, strategic investing and maximizing value of premium real estate assets throughout the hospitality property cycle. Jonathan is the Managing Director, Hospitality Group, at Arcturus, a real estate advisory, workout and restructuring firm, and the Principal & Co-founder of Anfield Hotel Advisors LLC (“Anfield”), a privately held real estate investment firm with a singular focus on maximizing value for investors and owners in hospitality assets.

Throughout his career, Jonathan has displayed a strong record of increasing revenues and controlling costs in complex, global, and multiple site operations. He has been recognized for collaborative and creative leadership abilities and extensive relationships with key influencers across the hospitality industry while maintaining a deep institutional market knowledge on a national basis that has anticipated change in the value of assets for early investment decision-making.

Prior to founding Anfield Jonathan was Vice President, Hospitality Asset and Investment Management, at AEW Capital Management’s (“AEW”) Partners Funds group for over eleven years. AEW is a global real estate investment management company, which has $78 billion worth of assets under management globally. While at AEW he was responsible for originating, underwriting, structuring, closing, and asset managing over $1 billion of the fund’s hospitality assets including independent, Hilton, Starwood, Marriott, and IHG branded hotels in the U.S.

During Jonathan’s tenure at AEW he leveraged his financial and operational analysis expertise to improve investment and asset outcomes, through a high degree of focus on forecasting, revenue management, and benchmarking of property P&Ls, while also developing and executing successful strategic plans for unlocking maximum asset value across the portfolio.

Before joining AEW in 2007, Jonathan served as Director of Real Estate for Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI) in Toronto, Canada. At FRHI Jonathan was responsible for servicing disposition needs of the corporate real estate team including directing the preparation of sales and marketing presentations and publications for hotels, negotiating listing contracts, letters of intent, and purchase and sale agreements. Following the acquisition of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts by Colony Capital and Kingdom Hotels International in 2006, Jonathan managed the due diligence processes to enable sale of numerous Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ owned real estate assets. Dispositions were valued at over CDN$2.5 bn, and included such properties as Fairmont Banff Springs, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, and Fairmont Orchid Hawaii

From an operational perspective, Jonathan has over 15 years of senior hotel operations experience with FRHI, The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, and independent luxury property in Ireland.

Mr. Martin is a graduate of University of London (B.S.) and Northeastern University (MBA) and has dual Irish and U.S. citizenship.