Jay Mantz joined Rialto in 2011, where he serves as president. Prior to Rialto, Mantz worked for Morgan Stanley from 1993 to 2011. At Morgan Stanley, Mantz was the head of real estate investing from 2000 to 2005, co-head of the real estate department in 2006, and served as global co-head of Morgan Stanley’s Merchant Bank Group, which includes Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing Funds, the Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Fund, and other private equity funds, from 2007 to 2009. Mantz was a member of Morgan Stanley’s management committee from 2008 to 2010. Mantz graduated as class valedictorian from the School of Management at Boston University and received an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is an active member of various real estate organizations including the Pension Real Estate Association.