Ross Hostetter



Managing Director and Global Alternative Asset Advisory Leader

Ross Hostetter is a managing director and Global Alternative Asset Advisory practice leader, based in New York. Ross has more than 25 years of experience serving clients across the financial services industry.

Prior to joining Kroll (formerly Duff & Phelps), Ross served as a director at Standard & Poor's Corporate Value Consulting, which merged with Duff & Phelps. Before that, he was a tax manager at PwC in London in the firm’s Banking and Capital Markets group, focused on advising financial services clients on UK corporate tax and international tax issues. Prior to his time in London, Ross was a tax associate in PwC’s Charlotte, North Carolina office where he advised on federal and state corporate tax issues. 

Ross works primarily with private equity funds, hedge funds and business development companies. He has extensive experience in valuing illiquid securities and establishing best in class valuation policies and procedures. He has valued illiquid securities across capital structures, industries and geographies and has performed business valuations and intangible asset valuations for a diverse range of companies.

Ross received a BBA in accounting from the University of Georgia and a MTx from Georgia State University.


Valuation of businesses, assets and alternative investments for financial reporting, tax and other purposes.

Alternative Asset Advisory

Heightened regulatory concerns and vigilance, together with increased investor scrutiny, have led to increased demand for independent expert advice.

Portfolio Valuation

Kroll specializes in assisting clients with the valuation of alternative investments, specifically securities and positions for which there are no "active market" quotations.