Alan X Reay is president of Atlas Hospitality Group which he formed after several decades of experience in the hotel industry and in investment real estate brokerage, having served in various capacities, including Director of Sales with ABC International Hotel Guide headquartered in London, England. In that position, he established contacts both nationally and internationally. The philosophy of the company is grounded in the understanding that hotels are operating businesses with real estate as one of their assets.
Reay has an impressive list of clients including Wells Fargo Bank, Sumitomo Bank, Motels of America, Sunstone Hotels, Tarsadia, JHM Hotels, General Electric Capital Corporation, J.E. Robert Companies, Goldman Sachs.
Alan Reay has been quoted extensively in both the hotel trade and the general press and is regarded as an expert source on the hospitality market. Having tracked the hotel market for years, Reay publishes bi-annual reports of Atlas' surveys of California hotel sales and new hotel development. Atlas has received national and local press coverage, being featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, Bloomberg, Hotel and Motel Management, Los Angeles Times, California Real Estate Journal, Western Real Estate News, and Orange County Register to name a few publications.
A regular guest speaker at various trade events. Reay has also been retained as an expert witness on a number of important hotel legal cases
Hailing originally from Whitehaven, England, Reay obtained a Bachelor degree in Business at Kingston University, Surrey