Matthew T. Draper



Matthew utilizes his diverse knowledge in real estate to offer JM Zell’s clients financial strategies for their real estate initiatives. His knowledge lies in his ability to perform complex financial analyses to determine feasibility and assess profitability. 

As an integral member of the JM Zell team, Matthew advises corporations, non-profits and private investors in all aspects of the field, from acquisition and disposition to development and financial structuring.  His work has led him to various challenging projects with clients such as the Association of American Medical Colleges, The Washington Post and the United Nations.  Prior to joining JM Zell, he led a variety of historic rehabilitation and urban development projects in the greater Washington, DC area. 

Matthew earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from James Madison University and holds his Masters in Real Estate from Georgetown University.  He is a licensed real estate professional in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Philanthropy & Charitable Causes
Project Healing Waters

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