Matthew is a Managing Partner of Weissman Equities, a New York based real estate investment firm with a focus on deep value-add investments in New York. The firm's sole focus is on assembling and managing a portfolio of compelling, opportunistic real estate investments. Matthew co-founded Weissman Equities with his brother Seth Weissman. Prior to co-founding Weissman Equities, Matthew worked as the New York Multifamily Acquisitions Specialist for NWJ Companies, a national, multi-family ownership, investment, and redevelopment organization that owns a $300 million dollar portfolio of over 4,000 units in 18 markets.
At NWJ Companies, Matthew brokered the acquisition of over 700 apartments units, in Queens, New York and Kansas City, Missouri. Additionally, he worked to develop NWJ Companies' retail condo platform.
Mr. Weissman is a licensed real estate salesperson in NY. He has an undergraduate degree from Trinity College in Hartford, CT and a M.S. in Public Relations from Syracuse University & a M.S. in Real Estate Finance from New York University.
Seth is a Managing Partner of Weissman Equities. Prior to co-founding Weissman Equities with his brother Matthew, Seth worked in the real estate private equity group of Perry Capital, a $15 billion multi-strategy hedge fund and for Goldman Sachs in their Investment Banking Division.
At Perry, Seth worked on equity and debt investments across multiple asset classes including more than $400 million worth of transactions representing over 2 million square feet of office, multi-family, hospitality, and retail space. Seth also helped lead the “hard money” and bridge lending platform, which provided short-term loans on real estate assets throughout the United States.
Additionally, Seth serves on the Victory Campaign Board of the Victory Fund as well as on Community Board 4 which represents Chelsea and Hells Kitchen where he sits on the Preservation and Planning Committee and Housing, Health, and Human Services Committee.
Seth earned his BS in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2008, Real Estate New York named Seth one of their 30 Under 30 rising stars of commercial real estate and in 2011, the New York Observer name Seth as one of their 50 most influential LGBT leaders. Seth has been featured in The New York Times, New York Post, New York
Magazine and other leading publications and has been a featured speaker at the Institute for Private Investors (IPI), the Pratt Institute, UBS, Enterprise Community Partners and Deutsche Bank.