Joe Bachkosky

Head of Special Situations Investments

Rialto Capital Management

Mr. Bachkosky joined Rialto in 2010 and currently serves as Head of Special Situations of Rialto’s Investment Management credit business, which includes CMBS and mezzanine investing. Mr. Bachkosky has been vital in sourcing, underwriting, closing, and overseeing Rialto’s CMBS investments, which have encompassed acquiring interests in securities with almost $60 billion in underlying loans. He has also had a key role in structuring and making attractive mezzanine and preferred equity investments. Through innovative and unique structuring, Mr. Bachkosky has been key in Rialto’s involvement with the NPL securitization market, issuing over $800 million of notes in its seven NPL securitizations to date.

Prior to joining Rialto, Mr. Bachkosky held various roles in finance and consulting where he focused on financial and operational restructuring. In 2009, Mr. Bachkosky served as a Summer Associate at Lazard Frères where he worked on the restructuring and eventual sale of a $2 billion global automotive supply company. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Bachkosky served as a consultant with The Brooks Group. He also worked as an Associate Consultant at Accenture from 2003 to 2005.

Mr. Bachkosky received an M.B.A from the Yale School of Management and a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.