Jeffrey Rutishauser Joins Hunt Team as Managing Director
Will Help Raise Capital for Firms’ Debt and Equity Platforms
New York, NY — February 19, 2015 —Real estate industry veteran Jeffrey Rutishauser has joined affiliates of Hunt Companies as a Managing Director to raise capital for Hunt’s expanding debt and equity platforms. Based in New York at Hunt Mortgage Group Rutishauser also will spend a portion of his time working for Hunt Investment Management. The announcement was made here today by James Flynn, Senior Managing Director, of Hunt Mortgage Group, and Glen Weisberg, Chief Operating Officer of Hunt Investment Management.
“Jeff’s initial focus will be on raising capital for our debt platform,” Flynn said. “He has an impressive background serving in senior capital markets roles for institutional investment managers and investors, including Berkshire Capital, Palladian Capital, AIG, Northstar, Westbrook and GE Capital. We look forward to tapping his fund raising expertise and are confident he will play a vital role in broadening Hunt Mortgage Group’s investment base.”
Weisberg added: “As Hunt Investment Management expands our equity funds platform and investment offerings to institutional and offshore investors, Jeff will be an integral part of our capital raising efforts.”
Rutishauser comes to Hunt from Berkshire Capital Group, where he served as a Senior Managing Director. Before that he was Senior Managing Director at Palladian Capital
Advisors, and Chief Executive Officer at Amstar Global Partners Ltd. During the course of his career he has also held positions at AIG Global Real Estate, DaimlerChrysler Capital Services Corp., Northstar Capital Investment Corp., Westbrook Real Estate Partners, Price Waterhouse LLP, GE Capital Corporation and Booz-Allen & Hamilton.
Rutishauser earned a BA in Engineering Science and Economics from Dartmouth College, a BEng. from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College and an MBA in Finance from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth.
Hunt Mortgage Group and Hunt Investment Management are both wholly owned subsidiaries of Hunt Companies, Inc., a national developer, investor and manager of real assets providing a broad range of services to public and private sector clients. Hunt Mortgage is a specialty finance company focused on financing commercial real estate nationwide. The Company specializes in financing multifamily properties, but also finances: affordable housing, manufactured housing, healthcare/senior living, office, retail, industrial, and self-storage facilities throughout the United States. It offers Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD/FHA and its own proprietary loan products. The Company maintains a servicing portfolio of over $10.9 billion. Headquartered in New York City, Hunt Mortgage Group is comprised of 136 employees located in 15 locations throughout the United States. To learn more about Hunt Mortgage Group, visit www.huntmortgagegroup.com. Hunt Investment Management, an SEC-registered investment advisor based in Chicago, has $2.3 billion of assets under management and manages funds and separate accounts across all real estate property sectors in the U.S. and Europe.