President | Hotel Capital Advisers, Inc.
Chuck Henry founded Hotel Capital Advisers in 1994 to manage the international hotel investment activities of HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal of Saudi Arabia. Mr. Henry oversees a portfolio of hotel real estate and operating company investments for Prince Alwaleed’s Kingdom Holding Co. with an equity value in excess of $2 billion. Prominent assets in the portfolio include the Plaza in New York, the Savoy Hotel in London, and the Four Seasons George V in Paris. In addition, Mr. Henry serves on the Board of Directors at Four Seasons Hotels, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, and Movenpick Hotels.
Prior to founding HCA, Mr. Henry spent nine years in investment banking at CS First Boston and Salomon Brothers, where he was responsible for capital raising, property sales, and merger and financial advisory assignments in the hotel industry, including the sales of Regent International, Ramada, Holiday Inns, and Motel 6. Earlier in his career Mr. Henry spent two years on the financial management faculty of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. Additionally, he worked at Prudential Insurance in hotel asset management and at Hilton International in operations analysis.
Mr. Henry received a BS in Hotel Administration and an MBA in finance from Cornell University.