ABOUT

Emerald Capital was created to advise our clients on tax credit financing (New Markets Tax Credits) and real estate development financial consulting. With nearly three decades of combined experience, we help navigate the ins and outs of incentives and financing.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Emerald Capital exists to be a conduit to capital resources for both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Our mission is to make complex incentives and unconventional financial products available and understandable to all clients.

OUR WHY

The team behind Emerald Capital believes that there is a lack of access of Federal and State Incentives and atypical financing for smaller businesses, nonprofits, and developers without a dedicated/sophisticated finance team. Emerald Capital believes that Federal/State Incentives and unconventional forms of financing should be available for all organizations, regardless of their financial back office capabilities.

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THE TEAM

Matt Drinen and Luke Pope bring nearly three decades of experience to Emerald Capital.

MATT DRINEN

Principal

Matt Drinen has over 11 years experience in Finance/Banking with respect to New Markets & Historic Tax Credits, and Opportunity Zone Investments. His experience spans the capital sourcing and structuring, closing, and managing for those tax credits and investments.

Phone: 314-795-9533

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Luke Pope

LUKE POPE

Principal

Luke spent more than fifteen years in public accounting at a top ten national firm with a heavy emphasis on assisting real estate developers, operators and investors. His experience includes structuring complex real estate transactions, tax credit consulting including New Markets (NMTC) and Historic Tax Credits (HTC), Opportunity Zone Consulting and supporting capital markets transactions into complicated real estate deals.

Phone: 618-830-8694

LET'S CONNECT

If you need help on a project or understanding New Markets Tax Credits, we are here to help. Reach out to Matt or Luke for more information.

ADDRESS

8451 Maryland Avenue

Clayton, MO 63105

EMAIL

PHONE

314-795-9533

CONTACT US

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