Alek Roomet is a Managing Director on Värde’s Mortgage team. He is responsible for cultivating new investment channels and sourcing commercial real estate financing opportunities in the U.S. Based in New York, he joined the firm in 2016.
Prior to joining Värde, Alek was a Principal at Ares Management where he focused on originating and acquiring commercial real estate loans, mezzanine loans and preferred equity investments. Prior to Ares, Alek worked at Wrightwood Capital and Cohen & Steers Capital Management.
Alek graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.A. in History and received an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.