Alan Fuerstman

Alan Fuerstman

Founder, Chairman & CEO

Alan J. Fuerstman is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Montage International, a luxury hospitality management company encompassing Montage Hotels & Resorts, Pendry Hotels & Resorts, Montage Residences, Pendry Residences, and management of some of the country’s premiere golf courses and clubs.

Montage Hotels & Resorts is a collection of ultra-luxury hotels, resorts and residences including Montage Laguna Beach, Montage Deer Valley, Montage Kapalua Bay, Montage Palmetto Bluff, Montage Los Cabos, Montage Healdsburg, and Montage Big Sky. In 2024, Montage received the distinction of being the only hotel brand in the world where every property is a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award recipient.

Pendry Hotels & Resorts, a contemporary luxury brand from Montage International, includes Pendry San Diego, Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, Pendry West Hollywood, Pendry Chicago, Pendry Manhattan West, Pendry Park City, Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf and Pendry Newport Beach.

Prior to founding Montage in 2002, Mr. Fuerstman was the opening Vice President of Hotel Operations at Bellagio in Las Vegas. Previously, he served as President and Managing Director of The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he also oversaw The St. Regis Aspen and The St. Regis Houston, as well as all ITT Sheraton properties in Arizona. He began his distinguished career with Marriott International.

Mr. Fuerstman has been recognized with many industry accolades, including: Orange County Business Journal’s “Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award,” Environmental Media Association’s “Corporate Responsibility Award,” Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year,” “The Robert Mondavi Wine & Food Award given by The Collins College of Hospitality Management, “Distinguished Achievement Award” from B’nai B’rith, and “Resort Executive of the Year” from the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) and The University of Denver’s School of Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management.

Mr. Fuerstman currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), as Board of Trustees Emeritus for Gettysburg College, the Board of Directors for Environmental Media Association’s Corporate Sustainability Board, and the Northern Arizona University School of Hotel and Restaurant Management Advisory Board.

A native of New Milford, New Jersey, Mr. Fuerstman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania.