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Matthew Shulman


Mr. Shulman is the CEO and Managing Partner of The Ardent Companies and Ardent Financial. Prior to forming TAC, Mr. Shulman was a Managing Director with Rialto Capital where he managed an origination platform for equity investments across Rialto’s strategies. In that role, Mr. Shulman oversaw deployment of capital into deals varying from performing and non-performing loans, equity investments directly in real estate and recapitalization of existing sponsors. In 2010, prior to the investment and acquisition focus, Mr. Shulman built and managed a team on the asset management side of Rialto. Prior to Rialto, Mr. Shulman was a founding partner at Fairway Capital Partners, a real estate distressed debt firm started in 2007. Fairway acquired direct real estate or loans secured by commercial and residential development real estate. Mr. Shulman received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Arizona and an M.A. in Real Estate Finance from New York University. Mr. Shulman was also an adjunct professor of real estate finance at New York University.

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