Rita Sallis, Board Member

Rita Sallis is a member of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB). She is a Senior Advisor to Blueprint Capital Advisors, where she supports the firm’s executive leadership in the areas of investment and business development and provides guidance in governance-related matters. 

Previously, Ms. Sallis was a principal at the Yucaipa Companies, where she was responsible for marketing, client servicing, investor relationship maintenance and deal sourcing. Prior to that role, Ms. Sallis was Deputy Comptroller and Chief Investment Officer for the City of New York, and Deputy Comptroller for Public Finance for the City of New York. Earlier she was a Managing Director at RBC Dain Rauscher/Artemis Capital Group, Inc., Vice President at WR Lazard & Co., and worked in investment banking for E.F. Hutton & Company. Ms. Sallis currently serves on the Essex County College Board of Trustees and is a member of its Finance Committee. Ms. Sallis has a master’s degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree from Central State University. She previously served on the MSRB's Board of Directors from 2014 to 2017.

Ms. Sallis' term with the MSRB expires September 30, 2018.