James Bacher

Director - Portfolio Management

Rialto Capital Management

Mr. Bacher joined Rialto in 2013 and currently oversees Rialto’s Portfolio Management team, which analyzes performance of Rialto’s credit and commercial real estate funds, separate accounts, and investments. In addition, Mr. Bacher is involved in the development of new business initiatives and corporate forecasting and supports the firm’s capital raising efforts. Mr. Bacher is also a member of Rialto’s Enterprise Risk Committee, which is responsible for developing and adhering to the principles for the firm’s risk tolerance, assessing, overseeing, and monitoring risk management operations, and enhancing risk management framework.

Prior to Rialto, Mr. Bacher worked for UBP Asset Management (Switzerland) in their fund of hedge funds business headquartered in New York. As part of his responsibilities, Mr. Bacher worked on fund operations, analytics, and reporting for a portfolio of 33 funds.

Mr. Bacher graduated magna cum laude from Northeastern University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree with a triple concentration in Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship.