SUPERIOR, Colo. – April 27, 2021 – KeyBank 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,” said Rian Emmett, managing director and group head of KeyBank Specialty Finance Lending. “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.”
Taylor has held positions of increasing responsibility with KeyBank since joining the company in 2006. In his most recent role, he led Capital Markets for Key Equipment Finance, and in 2020 and 2019 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.
About KeyCorp KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $176.2 billion at March 31, 2021. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of approximately 1,100 branches and more than 1,400 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.
About KeyBank Specialty Finance Lending 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. For more information, visit http://keyequipmentfinance.com/business/specialty-finance.