Heather Fernstrom Border is a versatile, performance-driven real estate professional whose broad experience helps organizations create new investment products, materials, corporate governance and overall investor relations goals and objectives.

Prior to forming Alliance Global Advisors, Heather was Managing Director for National Real Estate Advisors, and has held positions with Hunt Investment Management and The Townsend Group where she was responsible for assisting institutional clients in developing investment objectives, strategic planning, underwriting investments and capital raising.

She earned two Master of Science degrees in Finance and Real Estate and Construction Management, graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Denver. Heather earned a dual Bachelor of Science degree from Western State College in Accounting and Business Administration while playing collegiate volleyball. 

Throughout her career, she held memberships at the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA). Heather is a current board member of Wellfit Girls and sat on the advisory board for Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI) VIP Americas as well as various committees within the American Heart Association to which she has dedicated numerous volunteering hours.

Her professional experience includes fifteen years within private and public sector real estate and finance, during which she managed over $100 billion of real asset allocations, developed, implemented and led the Investor Relations platform for a $7.5 billion AUM Investment Manager with four product lines, and raised capital for multi-level managers on a wide range of real estate products.

Heather lives in her hometown, Naples, FL with her husband, Jay (retired military) and three children Jackson, Harrison and Madelyn.  In her “free” time, Heather enjoys kiteboarding.