Ali Elam
Managing Director
Fortress Investment Group

Ali Elam is a Managing Director, focusing on hospitality and related fields as well as international real estate debt and equity investments. Recent transactions have included senior, mezzanine and preferred equity financing of individual hotels, hotel developments, land acquisitions as well as large portfolios in the US, Europe and Latin America. Ali maintains Fortress’s relationships with all major hotel brands and individual owners. Prior to joining Fortress, Ali spent 8 years at Lehman Brothers in both investment banking and real estate principal investments. He also worked at Goldman Sachs in London and First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse) where he started his career. He holds as B.S. from Yale University and an MBA from the Wharton School Graduate Division.