Matt Webster, a Senior Vice President and Senior Commercial Relationship Manager in Knoxville, Tennessee, has a high level of expertise in commercial construction lending.
Matt primarily works with commercial real estate developers, brokers, contractors, property management companies, and suppliers to finance projects including retail strip centers, medical office buildings, industrial buildings, assisted living and dementia care facilities, self-storage facilities, and multi-family developments.
He is also highly familiar with 1031 exchanges and has closed many transactions where the 1031 is the primary source of equity for a new project. Over his career, he has provided over $500MM in project finance, and his average deal size typically ranges from $1MM to $25MM.
Matt grew up in east Tennessee and graduated in 2001 from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He began his banking career in the retail management program of SunTrust Bank but found his passion for commercial banking a few years later as a commercial banker with AmSouth Bank.
He has been a commercial banker with HomeTrust Bank since 2015.
Matt has volunteered with several local nonprofits and is a past President of the Cerebral Center of Knoxville’s Board of Directors. He currently serves on his neighborhood Homeowner’s Association as treasurer.
He is an avid fan of the Vols and enjoys spending his free time watching sports, fly fishing, clay shooting, and taking trips with his family.