Ryan Carter is a Director of Investment Banking at Momentus Securities. He is responsible for cultivating long term sustainable value for Momentus Securities’ clients that drive capital into our core client base. As a senior banker, he is responsible for sustaining the firm’s business development efforts and maintaining consistent connections with existing and new clients. Ryan is involved in the firm’s public and private debt offerings. He is passionate about collaborating with deal teams that create innovative financings that meet the needs of our client base; from initial due diligence analysis, underwriting, execution and closing.
Prior to joining Momentus, Ryan was Vice President of Business Development at Prudential Financial. In this capacity, his responsibilities included scoping and developing new initiatives, managing relationships with strategic partners, and defining financial and performance KPIs.
Ryan Carter was previously a Vice President at Morgan Stanley, where he focused on Investment Banking in the Community Development space. His primary focus was driving capital into low-income communities and scaling public capital market access and solutions to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and other community-centric entities like Non-Profit Affordable Housing Developers and Charter Schools. Prior to this role, Ryan held other positions at Morgan Stanley including mortgage sales and trading within the Securitized Products Group.
Ryan holds a B.A. in Economics and Commerce from Hampden-Sydney College, where he was Valedictorian. A Truman Scholar, Ryan is passionate about people, focusing his energy on work aimed at providing localized impact, and continually volunteering as a tutor, mentor, and advisor. Ryan sits on the boards of Prescribe It Forward and Brooklyn Lab Charter School. Raised outside of Richmond, Virginia, Ryan now lives in Brooklyn, with his wife Becca.