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About Us

GEM Equity Markets is a highly specialized real estate Investment banking firm. Our multidisciplinary team of seasoned professionals works in close partnership with you and your advisors to ensure every engagement is approached with a high degree of specialization and a commitment to bringing the industry’s best talent to your project. The result is a cohesive strategy to optimize value, reduce transaction costs and ensure a seamless execution.


All of this centers around you, whether GEM serves as your advisor or co-investor.  From the very start, it is your deal and expectations that are placed front and center, with planning, strategizing and goal-setting expanding from that central point. GEM works with you and your advisors to understand the project at hand, as well as all stakeholder needs.


What you end up with strategy and execution specifically tailored to your goals and objectives.


Matthew Schwartz



t: 202.280.2721 

Matt Schwartz oversees GEM’s day-to-day operations and equity placement and co-investment activities. Matt has more than 25 years of experience in the real estate and financial services industries gained as the founder and CEO of a successful real estate investment brokerage and services firm, an executive of a real estate investment services firm, and law firm partner. During this time he has developed long-standing relationships with private and institutional investors and has gained deep experience with a broad range of transaction types and structures of all complexities.

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