Matt is the Director of Investments and General Counsel for Twain Financial Partners. In his capacity as Director of Investments, Matt oversees the firm’s federal renewable energy tax credit, state new markets tax credit and PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) business lines as well as the firm’s underwriting and project management functions. In addition, Matt is responsible for capital raising for the federal historic and renewable energy and state historic and affordable housing tax credit platforms. As General Counsel, Matt’s responsibilities include product development and transaction structuring.
Prior to joining Twain Financial Partners, Matt spent nearly 8 years as a real estate and commercial finance attorney with Husch Blackwell LLP, representing developers, lenders, investors and non-profit organizations in residential and commercial transactions that involved various forms of public finance, including federal and state historic tax credits, federal and state new markets tax credits, low-income housing tax credits, brownfield tax credits, tax increment financing, and other local incentives. He also counseled lenders and borrowers in real estate, construction, cash flow, and asset based loan transactions. Prior to joining Husch Blackwell LLP, he was a judicial clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge David Noce and a Congressional intern for U.S. House of Representative Jerry F. Costello.
Matt received his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois. Matt is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois.
Matt currently serves on the Buildings and Grounds Committee of the City Garden Montessori School. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Webster Groves, MO.