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Hospitality and CRE Veteran Matt Wexler Joins Excel Group as Principal 

Excel Group, a real estate private equity firm, has announced the appointment of Matt Wexler as principal, who will lead the firm’s new structured capital strategy. This strategy will focus on providing tailored and flexible capital solutions, such as mezzanine debt and preferred equity, for hotel assets to partners and borrowers.  

Wexler brings over two decades of commercial real estate, development, and hospitality investment experience, having previously founded Cascadilla Partners, a sponsor and consultancy specializing in hotel assets and non-performing/sub-performing loans. Prior to that, he served as managing partner at Foxhall Partners and worked as a vice president at CIM Group. 

“I am thrilled to join Shoham and the talented team at Excel Group at this exciting point in the firm’s evolution,” said Wexler. “Excel Group has developed a spectacular reputation as an accomplished investor with a focused and disciplined investment model that is particularly suited for scalability.” 


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