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Rick Matheson

Managing Director| RBC Capital Markets

RICHARD N. MATHESON, CA is a Managing Director of RBC Capital Markets, Real Estate Group, with approximately 25 years of experience in the real estate industry with RBC. Mr. Matheson has considerable capital markets, M&A, brokerage, and large portfolio disposition experience, including the merger of Huntingdon REIT with IAT Air Cargo Facilities Income Fund, the privatization of Instorage REIT, Legacy REIT, IPC US REIT and CPAC Care, the spin-off of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts from Canadian Pacific, and the sale of MetCap Living and Lifestyles Retirement Communities.

Mr. Matheson heads the hospitality group at RBC, and his experience includes facilitating brokerage, capital markets, M&A and financing transactions for real estate owners across all asset types, with particular expertise in large, complex assignments that build upon his background in accounting and tax. Mr. Matheson’s accomplishments include quarterbacking the two largest Canadian REIT IPO’s completed to date (Legacy REIT and InnVest REIT) and he received the Brendan Wood Panel “TopGun Banker” designation in 2008. Rick is a member of the RBC Canadian Global Investment Banking Management Committee, and the RBC Real Estate Industry Operating Committee which reviews and approves real estate loans made by RBC Capital Markets, comprising a current loan portfolio of approximately $5 billion. Mr. Matheson holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from McMaster University and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1981 from Grant Thornton (formerly Pannell Kerr Forster).