Salvatore (Torey) Riso is President and Chief Executive Officer of Care Investment Trust, a real estate investment company dedicated to making investments in the senior housing sector. Mr. Riso has served as President and CEO of Care since December 2009, and was a member of its Board of Directors from November 2010 until the July 2013 restructuring with Tiptree Financial.
Mr. Riso was formerly employed by CIT Group Inc. a publicly-traded (NYSE) finance company serving the middle market from September 2005 through November 2010. At CIT, he served in a number of capacities, including as senior vice president and chief counsel of CIT Corporate Finance, chief counsel of CIT Healthcare and CIT Commercial Real Estate. Between 1997 and 2005, Mr. Riso was in private practice in the New York office of Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, where he worked in Orrick’s global finance practice group. Prior to 1997, Mr. Riso worked in Zaragoza, Spain, with a local real estate development company.
Mr. Riso received a B.A. in economics and history cum laude from UCLA, and a J.D. from the Loyola Law School of Los Angeles