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Alan Tantleff

Alan Tantleff

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    • New York, NY, 10036
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Alan Tantleff is a Senior Managing Director and Leader of the Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure industry practice, specializing in real estate. Mr. Tantleff has more than 25 years of experience in lodging, gaming and real estate investment and development.

Mr. Tantleff applies his broad background and experience in hospitality to a wide variety of engagements, with a particular focus on strategy, business process improvement, initial public offering preparedness, investment banking and transactional support, and workouts and financial restructurings. Mr. Tantleff has advised boards of directors, Chief Executive Officers, lenders, borrowers and other stakeholders on numerous high profile hospitality matters.

Mr. Tantleff began his career at the Sands Casino Hotel in Atlantic City as the Senior Operations Analyst responsible for the profitable operation of the casino-hotel. Shortly after that, he was recruited to manage the $2 billion hospitality portfolio of The Prudential Insurance Company of America, the nation’s largest institutional owner of hotels. In this capacity, he oversaw all phases of Prudential’s investment strategy, including liaising with managers, partners and investors; acquisitions, dispositions and due diligence; and asset management.

After executing a number of private and public market transactions for the insurer, Mr. Tantleff joined Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”) Hotels as the leader of the New York office, where he led the brokerage group’s most active practice and initiated the company’s foray into asset management. At JLL, he was a founding member of the International Capital Committee, which matched international capital with opportunities globally. At the onset of the financial crisis, he joined BlackRock Financial Services, leading the efforts in restructuring the hospitality component of the financial manager’s $6 billion sub-debt portfolio. He also held senior management positions at Hotel Asset Value Enhancement and Granite Partners (Savilles).

Mr. Tantleff holds a B.S. in hotel management from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and an M.S. in real estate investment and development from New York University. He is a Certified Turnaround Professional and a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor. Mr. Tantleff is an advisory board member of Checked-In, an app to assist travelers connect with their network when traveling, and is the Secretary of the Board of Directors of Tzahal Shalom. He serves on the Board of Directors of Cornell University’s Center for Real Estate Finance. Mr. Tantleff is a former representative and board member of the Cornell Alumni Federation, where he represented the School of Hotel Administration in university affairs.

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