about lettire

Matthew Gross

In his role as Director of Real Estate Development at Urban Builders Collaborative, the real estate development arm of Lettire Construction Corp., Matt is responsible for site identification and acquisitions, overseeing due diligence, and composing financial structures with investors and various public agencies involved in affordable and supportive housing development. He will also be involved in overall building planning, design, branding and marketing of projects, and general oversight of all Lettire developments.

As a Vice President at Citibank Community Capital, Matt was responsible for underwriting, structuring and closing $400M of debt to finance the new construction and rehabilitation of 1,500 units of affordable multifamily housing. Prior to that, he served at The Richman Group, one of the top ten largest apartment owners in the country, where he syndicated over $500M of LIHTC equity and provided financing to construct over 4,500 units throughout the five boroughs and metro New York area. In addition to working with LIHTC equity and construction debt, Matt also financed a number of projects throughout his career involving Historic, Brownfield and New Markets Tax Credits, as well as various HUD programs.

Matt serves on the Young Leaders Committee of the New York State Association For Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH) and is active with the Supportive Housing Network of New York (SHNNY). He holds a B.S. in Finance from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a M.S. in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.