Matt Ballinger

Matt Ballinger is a Principal focused on Asset Management in Real Estate Credit.  He is based in Atlanta.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Matt was Senior Vice President of iStar and Safehold where he worked for 19 years. At iStar and Safehold, Matt lead the asset management initiatives for the firm's net lease and ground lease investments totaling over $7 billion. He has an extensive background that includes asset managing REO, loans, operating properties and preferred equity positions. His accomplishments include leasing over 7.5 million square feet and disposing of over $6 billion in assets. Prior to that, Matt worked in asset and property management at Equity Residential for five years.   

Matt received his BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia.