James Egan

Mr. Egan joined Raith in 2014 and is a senior advisor to the firm and a member of the asset management team. He has over twenty-five years of experience in the areas of distressed debt and real estate work-out, acquisition, development, asset management, sales, financing and structuring of equity/joint venture relationships. Mr. Egan previously served as Director of Rialto Capital Management LLC where he had supervisory and primary responsibility for distressed loans. Prior to joining Rialto, Mr. Egan was a Managing Director and Group Head in Deutsche Bank’s Real Estate Investment Banking Group—a position he held for over 16 years.  In this role, Mr. Egan was responsible for the management, supervision and profitability of Deutsche Bank’s “legacy” real estate loan and REO portfolios as well as several acquired real estate distressed loan portfolios. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Egan served as Director of Real Estate Development for Linclay Corporation, a national real estate development firm based in St. Louis, MO, where he had responsibility for the company’s industrial, office and retail development projects.  Mr. Egan directed and provided oversight for the architectural design, development, leasing, management and sale of the company’s various real estate projects in the central Atlantic and Midwest geographic marketplaces. Before joining the development side of the real estate business, Mr. Egan worked as Vice President of Chemical Realty Corporation where he was responsible for the origination and distribution of real estate related loans and investment banking products. Mr. Egan holds a BBA degree in accounting and finance from Hofstra University and is a member of the Urban Land Institute, ICSC and the National Association of Industrial Office Park Developers.  He has held Board of Director positions for both real estate and corporate clients.