Matthew J. Kessler

Managing Director
Southern California

Matthew J. Kessler is the Managing Director for PACE Equity in Southern California.

He has deep experience in the financial services industry at a variety of global wealth management companies for Alternative Investments, Private Equity, Fund of Funds, Hedge Funds to qualified purchasers and Non-Profits. Matthew has been responsible for leading distribution efforts to include Structured Products, Managed Accounts, Financial Planning, Equities and Fixed Income.

He held several senior positions in the financial services industry, including UBS Alternative Investment Group, BlackRock, Guggenheim Partners, Alliance Capital and Merrill Lynch Asset Management. Matthew worked with several real estate companies such as The Berkshire Group in Boston, MA and Birtcher Development in Newport Beach, CA.

Matthew holds a CIMA designation and an AIF designation. He graduated from The American University, Washington, D.C. He holds a FINRA Series 7 license, CA Real Estate Sales License, CA Insurance License and CA Notary License.

He has volunteer and community experience with Childrens Hospital Boston, Regional Food Bank Los Angeles, Ronald McDonald House Chicago, Special Olympics Los Angeles, and Union Rescue Mission Los Angeles.

Matthew enjoys spending time with his family trail hiking, golfing, and raising funds for local charities.

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