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Matthew Galligan

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Matthew (Matt) Galligan is President of CIT Real Estate Finance. His group provides stabilized, value-add and construction loans between $20 million and $50 million to highly experienced and well-capitalized developers in the office, retail, industrial and multi-family rental sectors.

Areas of expertise:

Commercial real estate finance
Commercial loans
Construction loans
Bridge loans
Acquisition loans

Galligan most recently served as Managing Director and Head of U.S. Property Finance for Bank of Ireland where, under his leadership, his team negotiated and closed more than 30 transactions totaling $2 billion.

Before joining Bank of Ireland, he served as Executive Vice President for Real Estate Capital Markets at DebtX. He has also worked for Fleet Boston Financial, Bank of Boston and Chase Manhattan in executive level positions in credit, real estate lending, debt distribution and capital markets.

Galligan received a bachelor’s degree in economics/accounting from the College of the Holy Cross and an MBA in finance from the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration.

Appearances on CUNY TV

The Stoler Report-New York's Business Report