Mr. Handwerker joined Rialto in 2020 and is responsible for capital raising and business development. Prior to joining Rialto, Mr. Handwerker was a Managing Director of Hodes Weill & Associates, where he was a founding member of the team at formation in 2009 until joining Rialto in 2020. He was responsible for the origination, structuring and project management of the firm’s institutional capital raising and strategic advisory mandates globally.
Prior to joining Hodes Weill, Mr. Handwerker was part of Credit Suisse’s Real Estate Customized Fund Investment Group and Real Estate Private Fund Group. Before joining Credit Suisse, he worked for Ernst & Young in the Structured Finance Advisory Group, focusing on collateral due diligence of commercial mortgage backed securities.
Mr. Handwerker holds a B.S. from Cornell University and a M.S. in Real Estate Finance from New York University.