Eamon Smith is the managing director of real estate and one of four founding partners of Geller Capital. He is responsible for the acquisition, financing, development and execution of capital investment programs on behalf of the firm and its investors. He contributes directly to the financial evaluation of acquisition targets and directs go-forward modeling of assets and projects conceived to improve operational performance and valuation. In his current role he has helped shape major development projects that include the construction of the Chicago Conrad Hilton, the modernization of the Waldorf Astoria Chicago and the remodeling of the Washington D.C. Marriott Georgetown.
Previously Mr. Smith held senior real estate management positions at leading investment firms including Salt Creek Hospitality which was sponsored by Soros Private Equity, and Strategic Hotels & Resorts, a publicly traded company founded by Laurence Geller. At Strategic and Salt Creek, he directed the acquisition, development, financing, and disposition of properties in the U.S. and Europe with values exceeding $10.0 billion.