Adam Hochfelder

Adam Hochfelter Merchant HospitalityAdam Hochfelder is a star real estate executive, with a long and successful career behind him. He was born and raised on Long Island, in Old Westbury, New York and studied Business at the Wharton School University of Pennsylvania.

After his sophomore year at the University, Hochfelder began his professional career, initially by acquiring an internship position at a major real-estate services company, Newmark and Co.

In 1996, just three years after graduating from university, Adam Hochfelder co-founded the real estate firm Max Capital Management Corp.  Under Mr. Hochfelder’s guidance, real estate investment firm attained over 3 billion dollars in assets under management.

Since Max Capital’s founding, Adam Hochfelder has managed to successfully acquire some of NYC’s most elite properties including 230 Park Avenue, 237 Park Avenue, 350 Madison Avenue, 1440 Broadway, as well as multiple residential properties in New York and Chicago. He is also credited with the development of multiple luxury hotel properties such as the Hyatt Andaz at 485 Fifth Avenue in New York City, and the Westin Aruba Resort & Casino in the Caribbean. Furthermore, Adam Hochfelder is co-owner of three buildings in Chicago, together with the Chetrit Group, who are one of his oldest and longest-running business associates.

Hochfelder was one of the youngest people ever selected to serve on the Real Estate Board of New York. He also had the honor to be included in NYC’s Economic Development Committee, by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. In 2012 Adam Hochfelder was selected to serve alongside Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff NYC’s bid committee to bring the Summer Olympics to NYC.

His ability to financially structure and acquire some of NYC’s largest properties has helped him to join efforts and work side by side with some of the nation’s largest institutions like JP Morgan, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Fidelity and many more.

Throughout the years, Mr. Hochfelder has received numerous awards and recognitions by various National Charities for his philanthropic endeavors. He established and sponsored the development of the NYC Parenting Center, intended to help first time mothers in need. In addition, Mr. Hochfelder has developed low-income housing in New York and Philadelphia and has taken a part in the development of various youth sports foundations.

As stated in the overview of his profile at CrunchBase, Adam Hochfelder serves as Managing Director of Real Estate Acquisitions & Development at Merchants Hospitality. However, his favorite role of all is being a father to his two sons.