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Overview

Matt assists real estate developers, lenders and investors in their efforts nationwide.

Matt represents clients in complex real estate transactions, often including development incentives and tax credits. He works with clients throughout the country on state and federal rehabilitation Historic Tax Credit (HTC) transactions – including revitalization of older buildings and commercial spaces – and New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) deals. He also advises clients on a wide variety of real estate financing matters, including:

  • Sales and acquisitions
  • Complex financing transactions
  • Economic development incentives
  • Leasing
  • Community Improvement Districts (CID)
  • Transportation Development Districts (TDD)

No matter what the client’s need, Matt always enjoys identifying opportunities to achieve business goals and streamlining the deal to achieve a successful closing.


Industry

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Education

  • J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law
    • magna cum laude
  • M.A., Maryville University
    • Secondary Education
    • summa cum laude
  • B.A., Truman State University
    • History
    • summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • The Missouri Bar

Languages

  • Spanish, conversant
Featured Experience

Client Acquires 109 Taco Bell Locations in Four States

Second in command, Matt worked with investor client VantEdge on the acquisition of 109 Taco Bell fast-food restaurant locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Florida. The acquisition had a number of components, including corporate, financing, securities and real estate. Matt handled the real estate component, assuring the compliance and suitability of all sites.


Outside the Office

Matt’s favorite sports teams are the St. Louis Cardinals and his kids’.

An avid sports fan and the father of three, Matt spends much of his personal time cheering on his two oldest kids playing baseball, basketball and soccer.

Community Leadership
  • Brentwood Swim Club, Board of Directors, 2014-present; President, 2016-present
  • St. Mary Magdalen Athletic Association, 2016-present