A proven leader in overseeing the planning and execution of key new business initiatives, Blake Catlett has been instrumental in leading future growth in resorts, retreats and wellness real estate transactions for Canyon Ranch.
Mr. Catlett started his real estate career in investment banking and trading at Deutsche Bank in New York before joining Aurelis Capital, a startup investment and advisory platform focused on real estate-related investments coming out of the financial crisis.
His career took him to Miami where he joined LNR Property as Vice President overseeing planning and execution of key new business initiatives in the United States and Europe. In 2013, LNR was acquired by Starwood Capital Group, clearing a path for Mr. Catlett to advance to his most recent role as Vice President at Starwood Capital Group where he was responsible for the origination, structuring and execution of investments in the hospitality sector.
Mr. Catlett received his is BBA degree in finance from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.