Chief Executive Officer
Our founder and CEO, Mr. Marko Issever joined Riverside Management Group as a managing director in May 2016 in order to, among other things, lead the firm’s EB-5 capital raising and placement activities, via its wholly owned subsidiary, BCW Securities LLC.
He is also the founding partner of BH Capital Management, LLC, a real estate investment company that specializes in opportunities in development and investment.
Prior to joining RMG and establishing BHCM, Mr. Issever was a managing director at The Bank of New York Mellon Global & Capital Markets, leading the firm’s derivative business to financial institutions globally.
Mr. Issever has been in Wall Street for over 30 years and was also a founding member of the derivative business in Sakura Global Capital, a Japanese bank subsidiary that subsequently merged with Sumitomo Capital Markets to form SMBC Capital Markets.
Mr. Issever started his Wall Street career in Prudential Securities’ Financial Strategies Group where he specialized in mortgage backed security opportunities such as CMO’s, risk-controlled arbitrage transactions, as well as other asset backed securitizations including securitization of policy holder loans.
Mr. Issever is a graduate of The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania where he earned his MBA degree in finance and MA in economics.
Prior to attending Wharton, he graduated from Bogazici University and Robert College, located in Istanbul.
He speaks Turkish (native) and Ladino Spanish fluently.
He is the founding president of Aleph Learning Center, a Jewish outreach organization and board member of Manhattan Sephardic Congregation.
He holds the series 7 & 63 securities licenses.
He lives with his wife and three children in New York City.