Ali Otmar


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Senior Partner - Head of Investments

Ali is a Senior Partner and Head of Investments at Tristan Capital Partners. In his role he is responsible for oversight of origination and execution of new investments in Continental Europe. Ali has over 19 years of work experience and has been with Tristan for seven years having historically led the firm’s investment business in Germany, Austria and Benelux on behalf of its core-plus and value-add fund series. 

Prior to joining Tristan, Ali worked for five years in Merrill Lynch’s Real Estate Principal Investments group and its successor, Peakside Capital. While at Merrill Lynch, he was responsible for structuring, raising and managing the Bosphorus Real Estate Fund I which made investments in excess of €500 million.
Prior to Merrill Lynch’s Real Estate Principal Investment group, Ali was a Vice President at Citigroup, where he was responsible for the execution of European real estate investments with a transaction volume of over €10 billion. Ali received a BA in Economics with Honors from the University of Chicago in 1999. Ali is a UK and Turkish citizen and speaks Turkish, English and German.


Assistant: Karina Thompson