Andrew Scarlett – Principal & Co – Founder
Andrew Scarlett has twenty years of successful hotel leadership managing premium brand hotels with three strong management companies. He is a proven hotelier and he prides himself on supporting and developing strong leaders who drive high levels of guest satisfaction, develop the future team leaders and promote a strong sense of culture. He has exemplified these ideals and set the bar high through consistently setting and achieving benchmarks in all areas including room operations, guest experience, food and beverage, revenue management, capital and renovations.
Rob Sadoff – Principal & Co – Founder
Mr. Sadoff is a co-founder and principal of Scarlett Hotel Group where his focus is in the investment and development of hotel real estate assets. Since the formation of his new company in 2017, Mr. Sadoff has managed the execution of each deal for the company’s portfolio of owned hotels. His expertise in deal structuring, franchising, financing and legal oversight provides the team with the confidence to execute and close on each transaction. Additionally, Rob’s strong business reputation of high ethics has been the catalyst for the addition of new capital and joint venture partners.
Previously, Rob served as the Senior Real Estate Director for First Hospitality Group where he was involved in over $125 million dollars of real estate transactions and 8 hotel developments. Rob was influential in the company’s growth by solidifying multiple management contracts generating nearly $6M in management fee revenue during his tenure. His department was also responsible for asset management on the portfolio of externally owned hotels with a portfolio value of over $900M. Responsibilities included managing numerous key relationships with clients that included private equity firms, banks, institutions and other private ownership groups.
Most recently, Rob helped to form the Sadoff Property Group a division of @properties and brought his knowledge commercial transactions to his team. The group remains instrumental in the Chicagoland area with average transactional volume between $25 -$35 million dollars.
Rob is a proud graduate of Michigan State University and currently serves on THE School of Hospitality Business Board of Directors. Mr. Sadoff is married with two boys. Along with his dog Coco they maintain their residence in the northern suburbs of Chicago.
Zio Pekovic – Principal & Co – Founder
Zio Pekovic is a principal and co-founder of Scarlett Hotel Group. He is involved in all aspects of the expansion of SHG’s portfolio and strategically innovating its acquisitions platform. Mr. Pekovic has developed strong relationships with local owners, brokers, and financial institutions throughout the country and internationally, allowing him to identify both on and off-market opportunities for our investors. His responsibilities include identifying and analyzing potential hotel investments and structuring JV partnerships with private equity funds, endowment funds, family offices, and private investors. Mr. Pekovic is also involved in asset management and investor relations. Additionally, he is responsible for identifying third party management and receivership opportunities.
Traci Day – Corporate Director of Sales
Ms. Day has over 20 years of hospitality industry experience specializing in both Sales and Revenue Management, acquiring a unique skill set working with full-service, upscale boutique, specialty select and extended-stay properties.