Alumnus Matt Schwartz wins T-P entrepreneurship award

Matt Schwartz
Domain Cos. co-founder Matt Schwartz (BSM ’99) received the Times-Picayune’s 2017 T.G. Solomon Award for Entrepreneurship and Civic Engagement.

Matt Schwartz (BSM ’99) has received the 2017 T.G. Solomon Award for Entrepreneurship and Civic Engagement. The award is presented annually by the Times-Picayune and the Solomon family to honor New Orleans entrepreneurs who have emerged as impactful civic leaders.

Schwartz, a member of the Business School Council, is co-founder and co-principal, along with Chris Papamichael (BSM ’96), of the Domain Cos., a real estate development, investment and management firm headquartered in New Orleans and New York. The company specializes in large-scale community development with a focus on mixed-use, mixed-income properties. The firm’s developments in New Orleans include The Preserve and The Crescent Club on Tulane Avenue, the Ace Hotel and the South Market District, a $450 million mixed-use development combining luxury apartments with retail, restaurants and entertainment venues.

“Matt embodies both the spirit of entrepreneurship and the sense of civic responsibility that we endeavor to instill in our students,” said Freeman School Dean Ira Solomon. “I’m proud to draw on Matt’s expertise as a member of the Business School Council, and I congratulate him on this well-deserved honor.”