Amish Barot is a Partner in the Strategic Advisory Group at PJT Partners, based in New York. Mr. Barot has spent the past 20 years focused on the broader REIT, gaming, hospitality and leisure sectors. Mr. Barot joined PJT Partners in May 2017 after spending 12 years at Deutsche Bank, most recently as the Head of Real Estate Investment Banking, Americas. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Barot worked as an equity research analyst on two different Institutional Investor #1 ranked coverage teams at Salomon Brothers and Citibank. Over the course of his career, Mr. Barot has advised on over $150 billion of M&A transactions and has assisted clients in raising over $250 billion of debt and equity capital. In February 2017, Mr. Barot was named the Jack Shaffer Financial Advisor of the Year, which is the hospitality industry’s top recognition for an advisor. Mr. Barot received his BS in Political Science and BA in Finance from the University of Florida and his MBA from New York University.