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Kalpesh Patel

Schulte Hospitality

VP Acquisitions and Chief of Staff


Kal is the Chief of Staff at Schulte Hospitality Group. Prior to joining Schulte, Kal worked at Breakwater Management, a Los-Angeles based provider of flexible debt and equity capital to lower middle market businesses. While at Breakwater, Kal worked on transactions across a number of industries, including the industrials, restaurant, and education sectors.


Prior to Breakwater, Kal worked on the private equity team at Lone Star Funds a $70.0 billion global private equity firm in their Dallas, New York and London offices. Kal began his career at Houlihan Lokey in their Industrials Investment Banking Group, and at Deutsche Bank in their Debt Capital Markets division.


Kal Graduated with a Masters Degree in Management Science and Engineering from Columbia University, and a Bachelors degree in Finance from the University of Miami. He has been investing in hotels since his mid-20s, and is a passionate supporter of the Miami Hurricanes College Football team.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Loan Sale, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation, Opportunity Zone