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Alain Longatte has over 30 years of experience in all facets of resort lodging, residential and mixed use development, investment and operations. Alain is founder of Resort Advisory Group International, a boutique consultancy specializing in resort-related development, asset management, strategic planning and litigation support.
Prior to forming Resort Advisory Group International, Alain was President of Botany Bay Partners, LLC, a startup 400 acre luxury real estate development on the island of St. Thomas, USVI, and was President of Las Campanas, a 4,800 acre up-scale resort residential development project in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Before entering the real estate development field, Alain spent seven years with Heitman Financial, LTD as CEO and President of the firm’s Hotel Properties division. In that capacity, Mr. Longatte oversaw a $750 million portfolio of hotel investments and provided the firm’s pension fund and private clients with a wide range of financial advisory services focusing on the management, acquisition and disposition of hospitality assets. Alain joined Heitman after serving as Managing Director of the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Before the Regent Beverly Wilshire, he was General Manager for the Mayfair Regent of Chicago. His extensive hospitality operations and management expertise also includes senior positions with Registry Hotel Corp., Meridien Hotel Corp., and Westin Hotels.
Alain graduated from the School of Hotel Administration in Paris, France. Additionally he undertook graduate coursework at Trinity College, Dublin Ireland, Universidad Autonoma de Mexico and the University of Maryland. He is fluent in French and Spanish.