Management is the core and nucleus of any organization. Our team encompasses vision, talent, harmony, beliefs, and commitment. Crystal View Capital Management is led by Matthew Ricciardella, Founder and CEO. Below are the key players of the management team who provide all the talent necessary to complete every aspect of this business plan. We have over 40 professionals in the corporate office dedicated to the in-house management.
The in-house asset management team also employs over 100 property level staff members at its property locations.
Principal, Managing Partner
Matthew Ricciardella is a self made entrepreneur, business executive, investor and philanthropist. Matthew is the proud Founder and Principal Manager of Crystal View Capital. With over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry Mr. Ricciardella is responsible for the management and oversight of all Crystal View Capital Fund aspects including investment strategy, fundraising, asset management, and operations. He currently manages over $400 Million in real estate assets. Matthew inspires confidence and helps others achieve their full potential with his strong leadership expertise and alignment of interest in all Funds. With a personal investment of $10M+ in Crystal View Capital Fund I, II and III, Matthew has created a very strong personal bond with his stakeholders. Under Mr. Ricciardella’s leadership, Fund I’s investors have realized an average internal rate of return of 47% since its inception. Matthew has earned a reputation for dealing fairly, honestly and with integrity with his stakeholders and sellers which he believes is his most valuable asset. In Mr.Ricciardella's free time, he loves spending time with his two sons and loving wife, Jessica, who is a co-founder of the company.
Chief Operating & Financial Officer
Michael Hammill is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Manager and is responsible for management and oversight of the Fund, including operations, asset management, fundraising, investment analysis, financial reporting, and investor relations. He is a member of the Fund’s Investment Committee and Valuation Committee. Mr. Hammill has over 15 years of experience in the real estate and finance industries which includes roles as co-founder and managing principal for a real estate investment company, senior vice president for a publicly traded REIT, and vice president in real estate investment banking. Mr. Hammill earned a BS in economics, a Master of Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University and is a CFA charter holder.
Investor Relations Manager
Allie Hunsaker is the Vice President and Investor Relations Manager for Crystal View Capital. She is responsible for managing communication between management and its investors regarding all aspects of the business including strategy, performance, and asset management/operations. Her duties include communicating with interested investors, coordinating onboarding, dispersing distributions and updates, and all aspects of investor interactions. In addition, Mrs. Hunsaker is responsible for overseeing the due diligence process for acquisitions, dispositions, and refinances. She also plays a critical role in creating an alignment of interest between the Fund and its in-house asset management team by participating and assisting in overseeing operations with the management team’s leadership. Mrs. Hunsaker is a member of the Fund’s Investment Committee and Valuation Committee. Prior to her career at Crystal View Capital, Mrs. Hunsaker had a decade of management experience in the banking industry.
With an extensive background and over 15 years in commercial real estate, coupled with experience in environmental engineering, Jessica brings a unique perspective to Crystal View Capital Management. Much of the Company’s successful management strategy was co-developed by Mrs. Ricciardella, and remains a powerful and effective component of our overall performance and growth. Jessica’s commitment to excellence has guided the Company with integrity, strategic thinking, and world class execution. Jessica holds a Public Relations degree from California State University of Fullerton, and started her career in commercial real estate at an environmental engineering firm.