Matthew Terpstra

Matthew Terpstra

Vice President
Capital Markets

312.602.6013 Phone

Current Role

Matt is responsible for the origination and placement of debt structures throughout the United States. In addition to sourcing new business opportunities, Matt manages a regional team dedicated to providing analytical support to the Capital Markets business of Cohen Financial. He is responsible for the underwriting, financial analysis, credit analysis and due diligence of debt transactions nationwide. Since joining the Capital Markets team in 2013, Matt has played a key role in closing over $650 million of financing transactions that include development, value-add, and stabilized financing.

Joined Cohen Financial in January, 2012

Past Experience

More than five years of commercial real estate finance experience

Prior to joining the Capital Markets team in 2013, Matt started his career with Cohen Financial in Kansas City as a credit analyst within the Investor Services asset management department. He was directly responsible for meeting annual and quarterly reporting requirements for approximately 300 performing life company and CMBS structured loans with a UPB in excess of $1.3 billion. Matt was also involved in overseeing the workout strategies for 150 non-performing and REO assets.


BA degrees in finance & real estate from the University of Northern Iowa (Cedar Falls, Iowa)

Cohen Financial is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Multifamily Housing Council, and the CRE Finance Council.