Robert S. Mathes
Mr. Mathes is a Managing Director at Heritage Solutions, LLC, the real estate advisory arm of Heritage Strategies, LLC. His 25 years of corporate and investment banking experience in the real estate industry offers Heritage Strategies, LLC clients a unique and invaluable perspective having worked for commercial and investment banks and high yield lenders as well as advisory firms active in raising capital and resolving distressed lending situations. His responsibilities at Heritage Solutions include sourcing new opportunities, raising debt and equity capital, and managing investment due diligence.
In 2007, Mr. Mathes formed Loan Resolution Advisors, LLC, a consulting firm that provided advisory services to lenders or investors with problem real estate loans. He and other senior professionals developed and implemented core strategies for the collection and/or disposition of troubled real estate and real estate loans for various private clients and lenders.
From 1986 through 2007 he was a Relationship Manager for various foreign commercial banks including, among others, HSH Nordbank AG and Calyon-Credit Agricole CIB. He was responsible for directing marketing efforts that led to more than $5 billion in new business and often led efforts to syndicate these loans. At HSH Nordbank he also represented the Bank as a member of the Advisory Board of New York Credit, a mezzanine loan fund formed by HSH Nordbank and others. In addition to portfolio lending at Calyon, he marketed and designed credit tenant lease transaction structures that were executed as private placements and represented the bank in the purchase of structured securities for its own account.
Mr. Mathes earned an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University and resides in Woodbury, New York, with his wife and two children.