Mitesh (Mit) Shah
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 404.419.1000 Email: Mit Shah
Mr. Shah founded the Noble organization in 1993 to specialize in making value-added, opportunistic investments in the lodging and hospitality real estate sector. As chief executive officer, he provides overall strategic guidance for Noble’s private equity real estate funds and oversees the leadership of its investment and asset management groups.
A regular speaker at private equity real estate, lodging, and investment conferences, Mr. Shah is a frequent commentator on business strategy and trends in such publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today as well as a variety of news agencies that cover the real estate and lodging industries.
Mr. Shah is President of Marriott International’s MINA board, a member of the owners’ board for Hyatt Hotels Corporation and a board member of the Lodging Industry Real Estate and Finance Advisory Council (IREFAC).
He is also an independent director for Blackstone (NYSE: BX) real estate portfolio company, La Quinta Inns & Suites, and an independent director for Cole Credit Property Trust V, a public non-listed REIT that invests in retail commercial real estate.
Mr. Shah is an active supporter of educational objectives and serves as Vice Chairman and executive committee member of the Board of Trustees for his alma mater, Wake Forest University, where he chairs the audit, compliance and risk committee and the nominating committee. He also serves as a board member for the Wake Forest University Health Sciences and was previously an executive committee member of the board for the Wake Forest Schools of Business. In addition, Mr. Shah is an executive committee member of the Woodward Academy governing board and a trustee of the University System of Georgia Foundation.
Wake Forest University, B.A. Economics
Boards and Affiliations
Wake Forest University
Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees
University System of Georgia Foundation
Executive Committee of the Governing Board
President, North American Owners Board of Directors
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
American Hotel and Lodging Association
LaQuinta Inns and Suites
Cole REIT V