Matthew Cornell


Prior to joining Forum Equity Partners, Matt previously held the roles of Vice President Investments and Vice President of Asset Management and Strategy for InnVest Hotels.

During his time as Vice President Investments he completed in excess of $850 million in transaction activity as he led the portfolio recalibration initiatives. In his role as Vice President Asset Management and Strategy he was responsible for leading the development of InnVest hotels strategic direction with regards to portfolio composition across luxury, full-service, mid-scale and limited service properties while leading a team responsible for the mid-scale and limited service assets.

Prior to InnVest Hotels Matt worked with GE Capital Real Estate where he oversaw a lending book of $800M of commercial real estate including hotels and storage facilities. Prior to GE Capital Real Estate, Matt was a Director of Asset Management for Delta Hotels and a Consultant with the hotel consultancy and advisory firm, PKF.

Matt graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Hospitality and has a Certificate in Real Property Valuation from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.

Outside of supporting Forum’s growth initiatives, Matt is a sports enthusiast and a dedicated family man.