Mr. Levitt joined Weitzman in March 2019. He has a diverse background in real estate and urban planning that has included experience with acquisitions, development, asset management, hospitality, and consulting.

Prior to joining Weitzman, Mr. Levitt was a member of the acquisitions and development team at MCR, a large owner-operator of hotels. While at MCR, he primarily supported the development, financing, and marketing of the TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. Simultaneously, he assisted with asset management of the High Line Hotel in West Chelsea, and conducted due diligence to support the acquisition of Marriott and Hilton select-service properties across the United States.

Mr. Levitt began his career at HR&A Advisors, a real estate and economic development consulting firm that provides strategy to developers, cities, institutions, and non-profits. He worked within HR&A’s real estate advisory practice with a specialization in retail, hospitality, and entertainment, and a focus on the New York area. Representative projects included:

  • An assessment of the financial feasibility of new development in Coney Island;
  • A market study for a new observation deck in Manhattan;
  • Valuation of landmark air rights in East Midtown; and
  • Studies (residential, retail, hotel) to guide new development around a significant shopping mall in Bergen County, New Jersey.

Mr. Levitt holds a Master’s in Urban Planning from Harvard University with concentrations in Real Estate Development and Environmental planning. He is a graduate of Amherst College.