Brannen G. McElmurray

Fortress Investment Group
Managing Director


Brannen G. McElmurray is a managing director in the private equity group of Fortress focused on energy investments. Brannen focuses on New Fortress Energy, which provides energy, logistical services, financing and capital investment to end users worldwide seeking to convert their operating assets from diesel or heavy fuel oil to natural gas. Prior to joining Fortress, he was the portfolio manager of renewable energy and environmental commodities in the commercial operations group of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG). Before NRG, he was a vice president in the merchant banking group of Evolution Markets, a leader in energy and environmental markets, where he worked with project developers and entrepreneurs in developing financing solutions for clean energy projects and clean tech companies in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. McElmurray also worked for Goldman Sachs as an investment banker focused on technology companies and as an attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore focused on mergers and acquisitions and acquisition finance. He holds a B.S. in engineering with highest honors from the U.S. Naval Academy, a M.A. in Science, Technology and Public Policy from George Washington University, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.