Matt Kaufman serves as Senior Vice President of Operations and CFO for Nexus, having joined Nexus in May 1999. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s corporate and financial affairs, and is also a key player in overseeing the development and construction aspects of Nexus’ projects. Throughout his career, his responsibilities have encompassed acquisitions, entitlements, planning and design, asset management, financing procurement, financial analysis and risk management in a variety of real estate projects, such as mixed-use, commercial, retail, hospitality, self-storage, and single- and multi-family residential projects
Matt received his Master of Professional Studies degree from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Tufts University. He began his real estate career as an appraiser and management consultant for the international accounting firm of Pannell Kerr Forster, where his significant engagements included appraisals and feasibility studies of hotels, motels, resorts, country clubs, retail complexes, residential developments and restaurants. Thereafter, from 1986-1999, Matt served as Director of Development Services for Coastal Rim Properties, Inc.
He has been involved in joint government/private developments, as well as tax credit and municipal bond-financed projects. Matt has also served on the board of several non-profit corporations and is currently a Board Member of Affordable Housing Access, Inc., a non-profit housing corporation whose mission is to provide and preserve affordable housing for low-income individuals and families.