Patrick Mattson is a Managing Director at KKR, Chief Operating Officer of the KKR Real Estate Credit group and KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (NYSE: KREF). He is a member of KKR’s Real Estate Credit Investment Committee and Portfolio Management Committee. Prior to KKR, Patrick was a Managing Director at Rialto Capital Management where he led the mezzanine debt platform. Prior to Rialto, Patrick was at Morgan Stanley from 2003 to 2012. During his nine years at the firm, he held various positions within the commercial real estate groups most recently on the Securitized Products trading desk where he was responsible for the structuring, distribution and pricing of new issue Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS). Prior to Morgan Stanley, Patrick was a Senior Manager at Deloitte & Touche where he ran the cash flow modeling team for the firm's domestic and international CMBS business. Patrick received a B.A. from the University of Virginia and is a CFA charterholder.