Ali Celik's Profile
Ali Celik was born in Istanbul, Turkey and moved to Albany, NY in January 2002. He attended Bryant & Stratton College in Albany and obtained his Associates Degree in Business and Information Technology. He then transferred to Suny Albany to pursue his Bachelor's Degree in Business. He then went on to work as a CFO for CR Wireless, a local AT&T dealer from 2004-2007 in Delmar, NY and bought Mercato's Restaurant in Delmar, NY in 2007 which he still owns and operates. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor soccer and plays for and over 30 league in the Capital Region. He is multilingual and can speak English, Turkish, and Russian. He is married to his wife Victoria, and has twin boys. His father is a real estate developer and a builder in Istanbul, Turkey. Ali grew up on construction sites and there where he received valuable on-site experience witnessing over 350 condo sales negotiated and being sold.