Matthew Cohen
Matthew Cohen
Principal
 
Biography

Matt Cohen heads the Mesa West Capital Capital Market's team, which includes the structuring, acquisition and distribution of commercial real estate loans and the management of Mesa West’s balance sheet. Prior to joining Mesa West in 2011, Mr. Cohen spent seven years at Natixis North America, a U.S. subsidiary of a French Investment Bank. As a Managing Director of Natixis’ Real Estate Group, Mr. Cohen was responsible for debt distribution, which included whole loan sales, securitizations, syndications and subordinate debt. Prior to Natixis, Mr. Cohen was at Genworth’s Stamford, CT office from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Cohen began his career at Fortis Advisers (now known as Assurant) in the New York office. As a Vice President, Mr. Cohen focused on loan origination for the life company’s balance sheet. Mr. Cohen received his MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan. Matt serves on the CREFC Board of Governors.