First Hospitality


Based in Chicago, First Hospitality Group (FHG) is a premier hospitality management and development company. Founded by Stephen L. Schwartz in 1985, FHG has had over thirty years of success with developing and operating high-quality franchised hotels at all levels of the chain scale. In this time, FHG has forged strong partnerships with Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, and Intercontinental Hotels Group, leading to a deep understanding of industry trends and the ability to deliver superior results throughout the portfolio.

Our culture is one of service-orientation, entrepreneurialism, and integrity. We strive every day to care for our associates, who in turn are empowered to do whatever it takes to care for our guests. Our management is a team of forward-thinking professionals, each equipped with a wealth of experience in third-party hotel management and development. We continue to invest heavily in our people, services, and infrastructure to enhance performance across the company.

Continually building on our successful legacy, we firmly believe our best is yet to come. As we expand, we are focused on constantly improving our service to guests, fulfillment for associates, and value for owners.



Our team members are the backbone of our success, and as a company we want to thank everyone that comes in every day and makes our company great. From innovation to celebration, our strength lies in our market knowledge and creating a culture where we can work smart to succeed and have fun along the way. By empowering our team members to grow in their roles and nurture their individual strengths, we are ultimately able to offer amplified support to both our stakeholders and our guests.