Crystal View Executive Team
Crystal View has assembled a team of real estate professionals with a combined 150+ years and $2B of industry experience. We execute a disciplined approach at all times, but remain agile with the ability to capitalize on opportunities as they arise. The company culture fosters teamwork and encourages innovation. We are relentless in our pursuit of performance excellence.
Principal, Managing Partner
Matthew Ricciardella is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ricciardella is responsible for the management and oversight of Fund II, including investment strategy, fundraising, asset management, and operations. He is a member of Fund II’s Investment Committee and Management Committee. With over 16 years of experience in the real estate industry, he has personally been a principal in over $350 Million in real estate transactions. Prior to forming Fund II, Mr. Ricciardella has successfully managed Crystal View Capital Fund I to over $47 Million in assets under management. Matthew thinks like an owner because he is an owner. With a personal investment of $1,950,000 in Fund I or approximately 20% of the shareholder equity, Matthew has created a very strong alignment of interest, and a personal bond with his shareholders. Under Mr. Ricciardella’s leadership, Fund I’s investors have realized an average internal rate of return of 85% since Fund I’s inception. Matthew has earned a reputation for dealing fairly, honestly and with integrity with his shareholders and sellers which he believes is his most valuable asset.
Vice President Of Operations
Sheri brings over 18 years of executive management experience with extensive knowledge in real estate, property management, construction, and administration. Sheri has been instrumental in the development and implementation of the administrative and reporting procedures, as well as the financial controls and systems. Sheri is responsible for directing the property-level financial operations, leasing, property management, and the construction teams that are critical to the success of real estate investments. Her proven leadership and dedication has ensured the operational excellence of CVC.
Nancy has 32 years of extensive financial and reporting experience in various industries. Before joining Crystal View Capital, she worked at Focus Property Group for 12 years, providing accounting for land development, commercial projects and master plan communities. Nancy has managed all aspects of accounting, including financial reporting, general ledger, budgeting, cash management, payroll, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. As Controller, she is responsible for the supervision of the day-by-day accounting operations. She has earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Cal State Northridge. In her spare time, she supports several local charities in town, and volunteers with ProCare Hospice of Nevada.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Sclater-Booth is the Chief Financial Officer of Crystal View Capital and has over 15 years of private equity and investment banking experience.Andrew previously worked for a family owned private equity groupas Director of Mergers and Acquisitions focusing on opportunistic hospitality acquisitions in destination markets throughout the US and was a Vice President of Acquisitions at Spirit Finance Corporation, a publicly traded REIT sold for $3.5 billion to a consortium of investors led by Macquarie Capital. Andrew started his career in investment banking focusing on mergers and acquisitions and leveraged acquisitions having spent time in the investment banking groups at Société Generale – Mergers & Acquisitions Division, JP Morgan, and Salomon Smith Barney. Andrew graduated from the Johns Hopkins University and is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and the Association for Corporate Growth.
Vice President of Acquisitions
1. 22 years of experience in the real estate industry
2. Joined Crystal View Capital in August 2015
3. BS, University of Southern California
1. 20 years of experience in sales and business development
2. Joined Crystal View Capital in June 2017
3. BS, State University of New York -Buffalo