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Eric SatzAltoIRA

Eric Satz


As the CEO of AltoIRA, Eric and his team are making alternative asset investment opportunities available to individuals using long term retirement savings for long term investments. A serial entrepreneur and former investment banker, Eric worked for DLJ/Credit Suisse First Boston before co-founding Currenex (acquired by State Street for $564M), Plumgood Food, and Tennessee Community Ventures. Eric served on the Board of the Tennessee Valley Authority from 2015-2018, and he teaches an entrepreneurship class to high school students. Eric holds a BA from Amherst College and calls Nashville, TN, home.



Alto gives individual investors the ability to access and execute alternative asset investments with their retirement funds. Alto provides custody for a wide array of alternative assets, including private companies, real estate, cryptocurrency, loans and securitized collectibles. Alto's cost-effective and hassle-free platform streamlines the process for companies, funds, and SEC-registered investment platforms to include IRA investors in their offerings. Some of Alto's current investment partners include: AngelList, AcreTrader, Coinbase, EquityZen, Masterworks, Republic and Wefunder. Launched in 2018, the Nashville-based firm provides investors with an opportunity to achieve true asset diversification in their portfolios while maintaining the tax advantages of investing with their retirement funds.