Senior Vice President, Head of Business Development

Matt has a passion for innovative, experiential hospitality and extensive experience acquiring, developing and managing hospitality and commercial properties. He was co-founder and developer of The Cooper Square Hotel, a $130 million / 145-room new-build hotel in Manhattan (now The Standard East Village), and co-managed the property from opening until its sale to Andre Balazs’ HotelsAB. Before building and managing The Cooper Square Hotel, Matt oversaw the development of over $100 million of commercial and residential real estate at East End Properties, a real estate development and management firm affiliated with The Related Companies. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Matt lives in New York with his wife and three children.