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Matthew E. Kaercher

Senior Vice President, Originations

Mr. Kaercher serves as Senior Vice President and has been with the organization since 2011. He heads up our originations team and specializes in the origination of a wide variety of multifamily and senior financing programs available at Merchants Capital. These programs include FHA, RHS, Fannie Mae Affordable, Freddie Mac Affordable, and balance sheet bridge and new construction via MCC’s parent company, Merchants Bank. Mr. Kaercher is a graduate from The University of Dayton and received his MBA in finance from IU’s Kelley School of Business. Since 2011, Mr. Kaercher has served as a multifamily loan underwriter of $215 million in closed loans. Upon transferring to originations in January 2014, Mr. Kaercher has originated or co-originated over $1 Billion in loans. In addition to his duties at Merchants Capital, Mr. Kaercher serves as Treasurer and Board Member of Near East Area Renewal (NEAR). NEAR aims to redevelop near east side neighborhoods in Indianapolis. Mr. Kaercher also serves as an advisor to LiveIndy East, which is responsible for guiding the housing priorities of the Indianapolis Promise Zone. He also volunteers as a member of the Penrod Society which organizes a fair benefiting local arts programs.

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