An Interview with our Founder
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As the founder and CEO of TermStreet, a technology enabled commercial real estate capital marketplace, Matt Bertram is responsible for running all facets of the business shifting gracefully between his tech hoodie and business suit.
Matt has a proven track record of leading business development in commercial real estate. Over the course of his career, Matt has originated in excess of $5 billion in loan transactions. A creative strategist, he has never been known to shy away from complexity.
Most recently, Matt ran the Midwest CMBS originations team for PGIM Real Estate Finance. Prior to that, Matt led a team handling the asset management for a portfolio of over $500 million in distressed loans and REO.
Matt received dual degrees in real estate and finance from the Business School at The University of Wisconsin. He is a former member of the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate Board of Advisors and is a current board member of the University of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association. Matt is the proud recipient of the Wisconsin Alumni Association Deal of the Year award for 2015.
Matt is a member of the Urban Land Institute, and is a graduate of the inaugural Atlanta ULI Center for Leadership program. Matt holds the holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
Matt is married to Trish and they have a one-year old little boy who takes up most of their non-work hours. Trish is truly Matt’s better half encouraging him to eat healthy, exercise, and give back.