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Ali Elam

Managing Director | Fortress Investment Group

Mr. Elam is a Managing Director, heading up Fortress's investments in hospitality and related fields. Recent transactions have included acquisitions as well as senior and mezzanine financings of hotels, hotel portfolios and developments, in the US, Europe, the Caribbean and Mexico. Mr. Elam maintains Fortress’s relationships with all major hotel brands and owners. Prior to joining Fortress, Mr. Elam spent 8 years at Lehman Brothers in both investment banking and real estate principal investment areas. He also worked at Goldman Sachs in London and First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse) where he started his career. He holds a B.S. in engineering and architecture from Yale University and an MBA from the Wharton School Graduate Division.