Founder & President
Ricardo Caporal is the Founder & President of Mattoni Group. The Brazil-born investor has over 15+ years of private equity real estate investment and management experience. Under Mr. Caporal’s direction Mattoni Group investments include a diverse portfolio of assets and loans across the United States, with multifamily assets comprising the bulk of the portfolio. To date Mr. Caporal has taken a leadership role in over $1.5B in capitalized transactions. Mattoni currently manages several funds and separately managed accounts dedicated to both Real Estate and Non-Performing Real Estate Loans.
Caporal established Mattoni Group in December 2008 with an aim to locate and create unique real estate investment opportunities. With a play on the word Mattoni which means “bricks” in Italian, Caporal’s vision has been to create building blocks by effectively developing and managing the properties under his portfolio so that they revitalize their surrounding communities, attract quality tenants and/or buyers, and produce long-term value. The firm possesses the entrepreneurial strategy, skills and resources to minimize competition, maximize value and achieve desirable risk-adjusted returns on investments in any market cycle. Currently, Mattoni Group is invested in over multi-family 5000 units.
Ricardo is active in local and national organizations and philanthropic causes, including the National Parkinson Foundation (PDF) and the the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) of Miami, where he has served as a member of the board’s Executive Committee. Ricardo also serves on the advisory board for the University of Miami’s Master of Real Estate Development + Urbanism program and Babson College Miami campus. Ricardo is also an active board member of the Urban Land Institute’s Southeast chapter, which provides leadership in the responsible use of land and creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.
Caporal graduated Magna Cum Laude and with honors from Babson College with degrees in both entrepreneurship and finance. Additional, Ricardo has pursued graduate-level executive studies in real estate at Harvard University and marketing management at Kellogg School of Management.