Mark KingManaging Director
Investment Management and Head of Atlanta Office
Mr. King joined Rialto in 2010 and serves as a Managing Director of Investment Management. He also oversees the Atlanta Office.
From 2008 to 2010, as an equity partner with Jones Walker, Mr. King judicially enforced, worked out, and arranged for sales and acquisitions of commercial loans, including the loss-sharing portfolio acquired as a result of the sixth largest bank failure in United States history. For these purposes, Mr. King managed a team of professionals devoted to servicing relationships he originated with regional and community institutional lenders, investors, and other commercial clients.
From 2005 to 2008, Mr. King was an equity member of Miller, Hamilton, Snider & Odom, where he defended significant lender liability litigation, domesticated and enforced judgments, including a pool of bankruptcy adversary judgments arising from a $550 million Ponzi scheme, and sold, acquired, enforced and worked out non-performing commercial loans.
Prior to 2005, as a shareholder with Weintraub, Rosen & King, Mr. King litigated commercial matters, with a concentration on banking. Mr. King briefed and argued many state and federal appeals, giving rise to published opinions regarding lender liability, commercial loan enforcement, bank operations, receivership, check kiting and complex international commercial issues.
Mr. King received a B.S. and a B.A. from the University of Miami, graduating summa cum laude. He also earned a J.D. and graduated cum laude from Cornell Law School.