Glenn Riis

Senior Managing Director - Head of Credit

Glenn Riis, age 53, has served as our Senior Managing Director-Chief Credit Risk Officer since January 2015 and joined RAIT in June 2013. Since joining RAIT, Mr. Riis has been primarily responsible for credit and risk management, in addition to alternative investment and lending opportunities. He began his CMBS career in 1995 at Merrill Lynch and was initially responsible for credit analysis, trading desk risk management and primary issuance deal structuring. During his tenure at Merrill Lynch, he was a senior CMBS trader, with responsibility for trading and managing risk related to credit products for the commercial real estate business. In 1999, he moved to a similar role at Chase Bank, and following the Chase merger with JPMorgan in September 2000, he also acted as a senior member of the businesses’ various credit committees. Until 2009, Mr. Riis was responsible for trading, risk management, loan pricing/structuring and new issue distribution at JPMorgan Chase. Subsequently, he worked as a CMBS portfolio manager at Treesdale Partners and as head of CMBS Trading at Gleacher & Co.