Jeffrey G. Lamont is CEO/President of Lamont Companies, Inc. Lamont is from Aberdeen, SD and attended Aberdeen Central high school. He graduated from Augustana College in 1998 where he attained his B.S. degree in business management and accounting. Upon graduation, he came back to Aberdeen and started Lamont Companies, Inc. a management, development, construction, and investment firm. He and his partners developed, owned and managed multiple Holiday Inn Express Hotels in the Midwest area, starting with Aberdeen, SD. He is responsible for the entire development process, including market feasibility, site selection, financing, construction, and property management.
Over the past 18 years, Lamont Companies, Inc. as general partner has developed, owned and managed many hotels with brands including Marriott International, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
Jeff is big on diversification and has expanded his portfolio to include an array of investments outside of the hotel industry. Jeff has developed, constructed and manages retail malls, convention centers, restaurants, casinos, retail and office building and general contracting. Jeff’s family also owns various land and bank holding companies in South Dakota, North Dakota, and Minnesota. He also has a background in farming and ranch management.
Over the years Jeff has acquired a professional staff of hotel executives from general managers, project managers, accountants, architects, construction executive supervisors, bookkeepers, developers, and hotel staff. He has prided himself on having the brightest staff performing the best possible services. Through his hard work, honesty and integrity he has created lasting relationships with respective subcontractors, vendors, various City Councils, investment partners, land owners, customers and hotel franchises.
Lamont is 25% owner of MORE American Hospitality, LLC.
Jeff currently resides in Aberdeen, SD with his wife and daughter.