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Mathew A. Wyman

Partner & Chairperson
Cox Castle

Matt’s practice focuses on the areas of joint ventures, including limited liability companies, partnerships, and incentive development management agreements, acquisitions and dispositions, entity and project level finance, merger and acquisition transactions, workouts, and entity restructuring. Matt has been practicing law with Cox Castle since 1986. Over that period, he has worked on just about every conceivable type of real estate transaction through three economic cycles. He has represented developers, investors, owners, and operators, involving all real estate product types and transactions. He has developed a reputation for practical legal advice with a view towards the client’s business objectives. 

Matt advises developers and owners of all product types in connection with their acquisition, development, financing, operation, and disposition of real estate projects and, if necessary, workouts and recapitalizations.  His clients include both large publicly traded companies and smaller entrepreneurial owners and developers throughout the United States. 

Matt represents some of the largest domestic and foreign institutional investors in connection with their investment in real estate projects and companies.  He has documented and negotiated numerous complex structured real estate financing transactions.  In addition, Matt provides clients ongoing counsel concerning asset management issues, restructures and workouts pertaining to such investments.

Matt also works with numerous real estate operating companies advising them on general legal matters, including corporate structure, capitalization, executive compensation arrangements, mergers, and acquisitions.

Matt is an active member of many professional organizations and trade groups, including the Urban Land Institute (ULI) where he serves on the leadership committee for the Community Development Council (whose membership includes the nation’s most prominent master developers and merchant builders), the National Association of Home Builders, the Building Industry Association, the San Francisco Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, American Bar Association, and State Bar of California.

He has written numerous articles and lectured on such topics as residential, resort, office, and retail joint ventures, incentive management agreements, workouts and restructures, hotel management agreements, new sources of capital, and related real estate topics. In addition, Matt is the editor of the annual Marshall Bennett notes and serves each year as the moderator for the annual Capital Markets Day at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC).

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