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Ritesh Patel

CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

All models are wrong, but some are useful. the statistician, George Box

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Professional Background

​Mr. Patel joined Virtú in 2002 and as CIO, is responsible for investment strategy, real estate market dynamics analysis, capital markets assessment, as well as the successful acquisition and disposition of assets. He has headed the acquisition of over 84 properties worth $1.4 billion, as well as the disposition of over 83 properties. Prior experience includes being an Associate in a Venture Capital firm, Saffron Hill Ventures, in London and a Strategy and Operations Consultant at CSC/APM Management Consultants in San Francisco

Education

Mr. Patel earned his MBA from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA, his BS in Industrial Engineering from UC Berkeley, and a BA in Management Engineering from Claremont McKenna College.

Interests

Learning, Laughing, Cycling, Tennis, Ultimate, Basketball, The Steelers, YouTube, Economics, History, Thinking about Thinking, Counter Intuitive Information, Effective Altruism, Any Games.