Matthew Burk | Founder & CEO
Matt Burk is the foremost authority in the U.S. in the specialized field of non-institutional sized, small balance real estate (SBRE) asset based 506 Regulation D pooled investment funds, a very large, fragmented, and misunderstood market segment. He is a widely respected and highly regarded adviser, consultant, and mentor to dozens of SBRE fund managers around the country and author of the industry gold standard blog followed closely by serious SBRE entrepreneurs and investors alike. He has played the lead consulting role in the architecture and creation of dozens of SBRE funds tallying more than $2,000,000,000 in total offerings since 2012.
Matt is founder and CEO of Fairway America, LLC, SBREfunds.com, and Chief Investment Officer of Fairway’s two proprietary nationwide SBRE pooled investment funds, Fairway America Fund VI, LLC, and Fairway America Fund VII LP. Led by Matt’s nearly 30 years in the real estate finance field, Fairway is the nation’s premier consulting, advisory, and investment firm in the SBRE private pooled investment fund space, providing a full spectrum of practical, real world products and services (including capital) needed for true success for SBRE entrepreneurs all over the U.S.
For more than 20 years, Matt has led Fairway’s deal underwriting as well as capital raising efforts in Fairway’s seven proprietary funds and individual trust deed investments over more than 1,000 SBRE deals funded. He is currently working on multiple fund consulting engagements for SBRE fund managers nationwide, leading Fairway’s crowdfunding initiatives at SBREfunds.com, and authoring a book called “Capital Connections: How to Raise Capital for Your Small Balance Real Estate Business from High Net Worth Investors” which will be available later this year.
With the passage of the JOBS Act in 2013, he and Fairway are dedicating their efforts to creating greater awareness of this SBRE fund space Matt calls the “Hidden Asset Class” to high net worth accredited investors and to driving more capital to the many high caliber and deserving SBRE entrepreneurs running SBRE funds of all types across America.