Managing Director of Community Development
Matt Reilein has joined both the QOZ Fund and the Cresset Partners team. Reilein has a deep background in community finance and development and impact investing. He has spent more than 15 years forming relationships and building teams to deliver market-driven capital to low-income communities as Head of Impact Investing with O’Brien-Staley Partners and prior to that as Managing Director, Community Development Banking with J.P. Morgan. Reilein built J.P. Morgan’s New Markets Tax Credit business, overseeing more than $5 billion of qualified investments into low-income communities. Additionally, Reilein was the President of J.P. Morgan’s propriety Community Development Entity and led the Community Development Intermediary lending business, which makes loans to Community Development Financial Institutions and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit syndicators. In addition to his work with prior firms, Reilein has been an industry leader. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Community Loan Fund. He previously served on the executive committee of the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition and has been deeply involved with the CDFI Fund at the U.S. Treasury on market dynamics.