Glenn Alba


Glenn is the Founder and Chief Executive Office of Opterra Capital. He has over 23 years of experience across all types of commercial real estate in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Western Europe. Prior to Opterra, Glenn was a Managing Director at Blackstone Real Estate, where he held various leadership positions during his 20-year tenure. 

Blackstone is one of the largest buyers, sellers and managers of commercial real estate in the world with Real Estate Assets Under Management of $111.3 billion at the time of his departure. 

He has significant experience in financing, asset management, valuation and dispositions of real estate, having personally handled over $4 billion of hotel asset sales. Glenn served as Head of Global Portfolio Management and led the Asset Management of Blackstone Real Estate hotel investments in the U.S. (ex. Public and large platform deals). 

He currently serves as a Board Member for CorePoint Lodging Inc. (NYSE: CPLG) and previously served on the board of La Quinta Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LQ). He formerly served on the Interstate Hotels and Resorts Owner Advisory Board, and the Doubletree Hotels Owner Advisory Council.  Glenn received his BS in Accounting from Villanova University.