Global Capital,
Local Knowledge

The Carlton Group is one of the top intermediaries in the world, arranging equity partnerships between global investors and local operating partners proximate to a particular market. We also specialize in arranging large, multi-tranched debt and equity capital stacks, and can organize large amounts of capital very quickly.

Read More


Read More


Read More

Carlton Overview

The Carlton Group is an international commercial real estate banking firm based in Manhattan. In business since 1991, Carlton Group has completed over $125 billion in commercial and residential real estate transactions. Carlton Group specializes in accessing capital for projects via sophisticated and highly structured debt and equity solutions. Over the last two decades, Carlton has amassed relationships with both traditional and off the radar investors. Carlton Group often raises 90-95 percent of the equity needed for a particular project, along with organizing the best possible debt structure.

Carlton also has a growing merchant banking division and owns and manages in excess of three million square feet of commercial, residential and retail space. Carlton frequently co-invests with clients either by participating in investing deposit money or co-investing in the sponsor General Partner position. Carlton also executes an aggressive international advisory platform which is currently executing well over three billion dollars of equity, debt and investment sale advisory business throughout Europe.

Recent Transactions

Ian Schrager Chrystie St. Condo Hotel and Development

$100 Million JV Equity and Bridge Financing   Read More

Shore Club Miami

Arranged the sale and joint venture of one of South Beach’s best known hotel assets   Read More

Carlton Group Sells Iconic Dobie Center

The Carlton Group sold the 27-story Austin, TX landmark to Fowler Property Acquisitions   Read More

Park Lane Hotel

Carlton arranges $616 Million Financing for Park Lane Hotel Acquisition   Read More

Westin Valencia Hotel Sale in Spain

Carlton Group Closes Westin Valencia Hotel Sale in Spain   Read More

Major Upper East Side Assemblage Investment Sale

Carlton closes a six lot assemblage on Manhattan’s prestigious Upper East Side.   Read More

Carlton in the News

Carlton Group Hires Russell Beer to Lead New Los Angeles Office

Carlton Chairman Howard L. Michaels has announced that Russell Beer, founder of investment banking firm Big Ocean, LLC […]   Read More

Michaels Joins NYC Mayor for Groundbreaking at 20 Times Square

The New York Post recently covered the groundbreaking ceremony at 20 Times Square, attended by […]   Read More

Carlton Chairman On – Why Asian and MENA Investors Are Gobbling Up New York and U.S. Real Estate

NEW YORK CITY— It is no longer a secret that Asian investors have a tremendous […]   Read More

Carlton Group’s Asia Equity Team Expands

Carlton Group has added capital markets veterans Cher Chang and Jianhao (Michael) Zeng to its equity placement team.   Read More

Investment Banking Services

Large Structured Financing and Equity Placement

Carlton is one of the world's top intermediaries in arranging large debt and equity capital stacks, utilizing its global network of investors. Carlton has closed in excess of $125 billion in transactions.

Read More

Hospitality Investment Sales & Capital Raising

Carlton Group’s hospitality division specializes in arranging equity joint ventures, recapitalizations, and investment sales. Carlton has completed some of the world's top hospitality transactions, including the recapitalization of the Four Seasons in Milan, Italy, the billion dollar development currently going on at 20 Times Square, the $565 million refinancing of the Delano, Mondrian, and Royalton hotels on behalf of Ian Schrager and Northstar, just to name a few of the billions of dollars of hospitality transactions that Carlton has closed.

Read More

Merchant Banking

Carlton frequently invests deposit money and/or sponsors equity with clients on acquisitions. In addition, Carlton owns and manages over three million square feet of properties on a direct basis.

Read More

Large Loan Debt Placements

Carlton has arranged some of the largest billion dollar debt stacks of any like sized intermediary in the world. We typically organize multiple lenders for a particular large transaction in order to get our client the maximum proceeds for the lowest possible blended cost of capital.

Read More


For new business inquiries, fill out the form or call us and the appropriate representative will be in touch.

(212) 545-1000