Matt Rocco

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Matt Rocco is Vice-Chairman of the MBA and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, one of the nation's largest full service commercial and multifamily mortgage banking firms.

Matt is the vice chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and vice chair of MBA's Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors' (COMBOG) Origination Council.

In his roles as Chairman and CEO at Grandbridge, Matt's leadership responsibilities include corporate initiatives and Grandbridge's overall loan origination efforts, as well as the company's Agency Underwriting (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA) and Balance Sheet Closing groups. Matt joined the company in 1998. He is a member of Grandbridge's Board of Managers, Senior Leadership Team and Risk Committee, as well as a member of Truist's Senior Leadership Team.

He also serves as an advisory member to many of the nation's largest institutional investors and capital correspondents. Prior to joining Grandbridge in 1998, he was engaged in investment banking, bond issuance, underwriting and real estate asset management.

A graduate of the University of Alabama where he earned his bachelor's degree in economics, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), NAIOP, Urban Land Institute (ULI), Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA), National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), and CCIM. .