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Matthew Choi

Matthew Choi is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Real Estate program at Columbia GSAPP, where he has been teaching since 2017.

Matthew is currently an investment professional at Granite Point Mortgage Trust, a Pine River Capital-managed company. In this role, Matthew specializes in sourcing, structuring, and executing real estate debt investments in all U.S. markets. Over Matthew’s career, he has closed over $2 billion in investments across the capital stack, including senior and subordinated mortgages, mezzanine loans and preferred equity, joint venture equity, and other structured products such as loan acquisitions (SPLs/NPLs) and new-issue CMBS B-Piece bonds.

Prior to Granite Point, Matthew held investment positions at Torchlight Investors, Cerberus Real Estate Capital Management and GreenOak Real Estate. Matthew began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging and Leisure group at Credit Suisse.

Matthew has a M.S in Real Estate Development from Columbia University, where he was a recipient of the Scholastic Performance Award for the top 3 graduates. He also has a B.A. in Business Economics from UCLA, where he graduated cum laude and with College Honors.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
Pla4321‑1 Summer 2023
Real Estate Finance Tutorial
Matthew Choi
TU 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
0 Points
Pla6231‑1 Spring 2019
Structuring with Advanced Excel
Matthew Choi, Jose Lievano, Arash Barati REQUIRED
TH 6 PM - 8 PM
SES A: 1/22-3/1
1.5 Points
Pla6231‑1 Spring 2018
Advanced Excel Skills
Jiho Lee, Matthew Choi
113 Avery
TH 6 PM - 8 PM
Session A: 1/16-3/2
1.5 Points