Matthew Rieger is President and CEO of Housing Trust Group (HTG), an award-winning, full-service developer of multifamily residential communities whose real estate transactions have exceeded $2 billion in commercial, land and residential developments across Florida, the Southeastern U.S., and Arizona. HTG has developed nearly 6,000 units of multifamily housing, including affordable, workforce, student housing, and market-rate for rent and for sale communities, and is the leading developer of affordable housing in the State of Florida.
Prior to joining Housing Trust Group, Matthew served as an attorney at a large law practice, where he was involved in over $1 billion worth of transactions including acquisitions, development, re-financings, and joint ventures in the United States and abroad. As President and CEO of HTG since 2011, he has focused on expanding HTG’s capacity and development pipeline, bringing greater awareness to the issue of affordable and workforce housing and working alongside industry leaders, public officials and legislators to shape policy that benefits working-class communities and families. In 2017, he was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Coalition of Affordable Housing Providers, a strategic alliance of non-profit and for-profit developers and professional service providers dedicated to providing safe and affordable housing to Floridians.
A native of Miami and third-generation Floridian, Matthew holds a Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Geography from the University of Florida. He is an active member of the Florida Bar Association and American Bar Association and is involved with a number of charities including Habitat for Humanity and Wade’s World Foundation.