Matt is an equity partner and co-leader of the firm’s Financial Institutions and Capital Markets Industry Group, providing clients with two decades of experience in commercial real estate and lending. He represents both community-based and large national financial institutions in all facets of commercial lending and related matters. Matt also represents clients in the purchase, sale and leasing of commercial properties. He routinely handles large multi-lender transactions that include traditional and non-traditional lenders across New York. He represents lenders on construction projects, refinances, syndicated loans, lines of credit, issuance of letters of credits, participations, equipment financing and SWAP transactions. His practice also includes the representation of lenders on loans/leases to solar and hydro-electric facility operators.
Since 2007, Matt has been certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a designated closing counsel under the SBA’s 504 Loan Program. Matt represents one of the largest certified development companies in the nation and routinely closes SBA 7(a) and 504 loans across New York State for both lenders and borrowers.
Matt is the immediate Past President of the Albany County Bar Association, where he served as president during 2022.