Executive Managing Director
Matthew J. Stern serves as an Executive Managing Director of Island Capital Group and Co-Head of Investment Banking of C-III Capital Partners. Since April 2010, Mr. Stern has focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and business development activities. Mr. Stern is also President of Exantas Capital Corp. (NYSE: XAN), a publicly traded commercial mortgage REIT which is externally advised by a subsidiary of C-III Capital Partners.
Prior to joining Island Capital and C-III in 2010, Mr. Stern served as Managing Director of Centerline Capital Group’s (NASDAQ: CLNH) investment banking and corporate finance groups where he had primary responsibility for Centerline’s mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance functions from 2006 to 2010. Before joining Centerline, Mr. Stern worked in the Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. from 2003 to 2006, where he concentrated on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate finance transactions.
Mr. Stern received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania magna cum laude with Distinction and a Master of Business Administration from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University with Distinction.