Ryan Cotton is a Director of Private Markets with BMO Family Office, an integrated wealth management provider that serves ultra-affluent individuals, families and family offices across their tax, estate, investment, philanthropic, risk and family capital needs.
Ryan joined the organization in 2004 and has nearly two decades of experience in the financial services industry. As a senior member of the Private Markets Research team, Ryan is actively involved in researching and recommending private markets investment managers for our clients. He plays a lead role in conducting due diligence on private markets funds and working with clients to implement our firm’s recommendations. Ryan has a particular specialization in private real estate and helps to lead research efforts in this market segment for BMO Family Office.
Prior to joining the organization, Ryan was a managing analyst, responsible for credit analysis on a portfolio of direct lending products.
Mr. Cotton received a BA from the University of Oregon and his MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management.
Ryan lives in Portland, Oregon with his family. He enjoys playing and coaching soccer, skiing and keeping tabs on Oregon Duck football.