Simon M Turner

Rye, New York

General Specialty

Hotel & Hospitality

Specialty Focus

Business Damage
Hotel / Motel
Hotel / Motel Feasibility Analysis
Hotel / Motel Management
Hotel and Hospitality
Hotel Management Standards
Hotels / Resorts
Lost Profits

Simon Turner has held diverse leadership roles over 35 years in the hospitality sector, gaining experience in numerous facets of the business including senior executive, board oversight and advisory support of public and private enterprises. He has extensive global strategic, operational and transactional experience related to complex property assets, brands, and operating businesses. His experience has also included advisory assignments, expert witness/litigation support, strategic planning, asset management, loan work-out, capital-raising and M&A. He formed Alpha Lodging Partners in 2017 to make selective investments and to provide investment, strategic, transactional and litigation support advisory services to hospitality sector companies and investors.

Throughout his career he has served on several boards providing exposure to a wide variety of opportunities and challenges facing hospitality enterprises. His board service has included Four Seasons, Fairmont, ClubCorp, Extended Stay America, Watermark Lodging Trust, Steigenberger AG, and Sonder Holdings all of which included committee service on either audit, compensation or governance committees. He is currently an adjunct lecturer at NYU’s Hospitality and Tourism program and has also lectured frequently at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration as well as the university’s executive education program and Columbia University’s real estate graduate program.



  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1983
  • Bachelor of Science, Hotel Administration
  • Cornell University Council, 2004 – 2008; 2011 – Present
  • Cornell Hotel School Dean’s Advisory Board, 2006 – 2015
  • Cornell Club of NY Board Member, 2005 – 2008; Audit Committee Chairman, 2007 – 2008
  • Committee on Alumni Trustee Nominations Member, 2002 – 2005; Chairman, 2005


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Member – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

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