President and Global Head, CA Residential
As President and Global Head of CA Residential, Matt Booma drives the investment and operational strategy for the firm’s residential/build-to rent (BTR) platform. Matt oversees all aspects of CA’s North American residential business, which focuses on development and investment opportunities in top metropolitan statistical areas and select other markets in the United States with high population and job growth. He also provides vision and strategic direction for BTR opportunities in international markets. Matt manages portfolio growth and diversification for CA Residential through pipeline development and execution.
Matt previously served as Executive Vice President of CA Ventures, a role in which he managed the comprehensive, in-house development services for the residential and senior platforms. Since joining the firm in 2013, Booma has supported the successful delivery of more than 10,000 units of multifamily, student, and senior housing at a cost of over $3.2 billion.
Prior to joining CA, Matt was an architect at Perkins + Will, where he completed several large scale domestic and international projects. Booma brings over a decade of experience as an architect, and has worked on a wide range of project types including higher education, residential, health care, hospitality, retail and office.
Matt holds a Masters of Architecture and Bachelors of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a licensed architect and a LEED accredited professional.
Chief Financial Officer, CA Residential
Brian Grady serves as the Chief Financial Officer of CA Residential, with oversight of all corporate and property level accounting, financial reporting, investor reporting and financial planning.
Prior to joining CA, Brian spent 11 years with RPAI, a publicly-traded REIT with $4.5 billion in gross assets, where he was most recently Vice President, Corporate Finance, responsible for the company’s forecasting, analytics and internal reporting. During his tenure at RPAI, he also held positions as Property and Corporate Controller and helped the company with its IPO.
Brian also spent seven years within the real estate practice of Deloitte. He graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Senior Vice President, Acquisitions
Matt Katsaros serves as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions for CA Residential (CAR) and manages the firm’s conventional residential housing pipeline consisting of both acquisitions and development. Matt is responsible for the sourcing, underwriting, programming, deal structuring, and closing of future deals for CAR’s multiple disciplines. Matt is a fourteen year veteran of the multi-family housing industry and has been involved in over $1B in acquisitions and development.
Prior to joining CA, Matt co-led the acquisitions efforts at Pangea Properties (REIT).
Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.