AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Amherst Group (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “Amherst” or “the Company”), a vertically integrated real estate investment, development, and operating firm, has named David Schwarz as Head of Commercial Real Estate Strategies. Schwarz will lead the expansion of Amherst’s commercial real estate (“CRE”) business by further developing the existing credit business and leveraging Amherst’s industry-leading expertise to launch new products and business segments across both real estate debt and equity. He will also be responsible for managing the firm’s private commercial real estate strategies. Schwarz joins Amherst from Colony Capital Inc. (now DigitalBridge Group Inc.), most recently serving as Managing Director and Head of Colony’s expansive Hospitality Platform.