Rialto Capital Management
Mr. Salem joined Rialto as a Managing Director in March 2012. Prior to Rialto, Mr. Salem was a Managing Director and Head of CMBS trading at Goldman Sachs. In his five years in the Mortgage Department at Goldman, he had various responsibilities including management of the CMBS desk, trading credit CMBS, and secondary market trading of performing and sub-performing CRE whole loans. Before Goldman, Mr. Salem was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley where he worked on the issuance and distribution of CMBS. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Salem worked for Citigroup Alternative Investments where he acquired CMBS b-pieces, subordinate mortgages, and mezzanine loans on behalf of Travelers Insurance. He began his career in 1996 at Midland Loan Services in Kansas City. Mr. Salem received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Bates College. He is on the Board of Governors of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council.