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KeyBank Specialty Finance Lending promotes Matt Taylor

By Amy Thomas in Company News Posted May 13, 2021

Matt Taylor_Key SFLKeyBank Specialty Finance Lending, a business unit of KeyBank National Association, announced today it has promoted Matt Taylor to Managing Director – Head of Distribution.

In this role, Taylor will manage client relationships; originate, structure and close new lending facilities; and lead the distribution activities for the Specialty Finance Lending Platform.  

“Matt is a results-oriented leader who will play an integral role as we continue to grow our $5 billion portfolio of commitments. I look forward to working with him as he leads certain strategic initiatives, including the exploration and development of new products, structures and strategic funding partners.”
Rian Emmett, managing director and group head of KeyBank Specialty Finance Lending

Career background

Web_MattTaylor_20200218_IMG_0748Taylor has held positions of increasing responsibility with Key since joining the company in 2006. In his most recent role, he led Capital Markets for Key Equipment Finance, and in 2020 and 2019 he guided the buy and syndication businesses to record years. Taylor also has received multiple sales awards as an individual contributor including the 2013 Golden Key Award, 2014 Chairman’s Award, 2015 Million Dollar Club President’s Circle Award, and the 2016 and 2017 Pinnacle Club President’s Circle Award.

Taylor graduated magna cum laude as a Worthington Scholar from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and marketing. In 2013, he received his MBA as a Daniels Scholar at the University of Denver – Daniels College of Business with a focus on Strategic Innovation and Change. Recently, he received a Certificate in Sustainable Finance and ESG Investing from NYU Stern School of Business.

Industry rapport and expertise for target segments

KeyBank Specialty Finance Lending is a business unit of KeyBank National Association and provides structured debt facilities for targeted segments within the specialty lending marketplace. Its industry rapport and strategic expertise help businesses broaden their investment communities and diversify their portfolios.

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