Cory Olson

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Olson has served as a senior advisor to Rialto tasked with business strategy, corporate development, and special projects since 2015.  In 2017 he joined the firm as Executive Vice President and became the Chief Operating Officer in 2018.

Prior to joining Rialto, Mr. Olson was President of LNR Property LLC, where he headed the real estate investing and servicing segment of Starwood Property Trust (NYSE: STWD). Prior to being appointed President in 2013, Mr. Olson held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to LNR, Mr. Olson was co-founder and Managing Director of Finance and Capital Markets at AllBridge Investments. He also served on its Board of Managers and Investment Committee. Mr. Olson was formerly Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of Dean Foods Company. His responsibilities included oversight for debt and equity capital markets, financings, investor relations, risk management, cash management, and participation on the executive management committee. Prior to Dean Foods, Mr. Olson was a Managing Director of Bank One Capital Markets and its predecessor, First Chicago Capital Markets. Prior to Bank One Capital Markets, Mr. Olson was a Product Management Officer for Gainer Bank Corporation, a regional banking firm.

Mr. Olson received a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Wabash College.