Jonathan Kracer is the founder and managing principal of SION CAPITAL LLC, a hospitality and real estate consulting and investment firm focused on the North American, Latin American, and Caribbean regions, with offices in Miami and Mexico City.
Mr. Kracer has been invited as a moderator and featured speaker at numerous hotel and real estate industry conferences and academic institutions in the U.S., Mexico, and Latin America, including Cornell University, in addition to serving as a Columnist for HotelNewsNow.com, a leading online hotel industry information and news portal.
He gained his consulting and finance-related skills and knowledge at Resort Development Consultants and Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels in Miami, Banc of America Securities in New York City, and Horwath HTL Consulting Asia Pacific in Jakarta and Singapore.
He began his career in hotel operations and management, working at world-renowned hotels and resorts, such as the New York Palace Hotel in New York City, the Amanusa Resort in Bali, the Old Course Hotel in St. Andrews, the Hotel D’Angleterre in Geneva, and the Radisson Beverly Pavilion Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Mr. Kracer attained his Bachelor of Science Degree with Distinction from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 2008, and his Swiss Hotel Management Diploma from the Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in 2004.
He presently serves as a Member of the Cornell University Council, President of the Cornell Latino Alumni Association, President of the Les Roches Alumni Florida Chapter, and immediate past Treasurer of the Cornell Club of Greater Miami and the Florida Keys.
He is also fluent in English and Spanish and proficient in French, Italian, and Portuguese.