Matthew Rocco

Matthew Rocco

Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer
Charlotte, NC


Matt is 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.

In his role as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, 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 BB&T’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, Matt is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Florida and is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), NAIOP, Urban Land Institute (ULI), Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA), and National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC).

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