Jason HerthelPresident & Chief Operating Officer
Jason Herthel is President and Chief Operating Officer of Montage International, and is responsible for all aspects of operations management, business development and real estate development.
Mr. Herthel has primary oversight of Montage’s experienced team of hospitality professionals in the departments of Operations, Sales & Marketing, Legal, Residential, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Golf and Acquisitions & Development and works with them to achieve business goals and deliver on the exceptional culture of service for which Montage has become renowned.
Mr. Herthel joined Montage in 2011 as the executive vice president of acquisitions, development and strategy. He was promoted in 2015 to be the first president and chief operating officer of the luxury hotel management company.
Prior to joining the company in 2011, Mr. Herthel held the position of senior vice president of project development for Viceroy Hotel Group, a position which was based in the company’s Abu Dhabi corporate office. Mr. Herthel also worked as principal & general counsel for The Setai Group, where he played an instrumental role in the company’s development of more than 1.2 million square feet of luxury residential and mixed-use hotel and resort properties in South Florida and the Caribbean. Prior to that, Mr. Herthel was an attorney with the law firm of Paul Hastings, where he was a member of the firm’s Resort, Restaurant and Recreation practice group, specializing in the transactional real estate and business needs of global hospitality clients. In 2002-2003, while an attorney at Paul Hastings, Mr. Herthel served as outside counsel to Montage in connection with the development of Montage Laguna Beach.
Mr. Herthel holds a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Stanford University.