Elie is a Venture Advisor to MetaProp and separately serves as an advisor to numerous PropTech companies. He is the former leader of Global Innovation for CBRE where he co-founded CBRE Labs. Prior to that Elie was a founding member of Island Capital Group, and founding President of its subsidiary IGY Marinas, which bought, built and operated mixed-use waterfront properties around the world. Earlier in his career, he was Chief Innovation Officer of Insignia Financial Group, and founded and exited several startups in PropTech and technology services. His book on Israeli popular music was published by Harvard Library Press in 1996.