Founder & President
Ricardo Caporal is the Founder & President of Mattoni Group. The Brazil-born investor has over 10+ years of real estate experience with a history of zest for entrepreneurship in an array of industries including music, fashion, design and technology. Under Mr. Caporal’s direction Mattoni Group investments include a diverse portfolio of assets across United States, with multifamily assets comprising the bulk of the portfolio. To date Mr. Caporal has taken a leadership role in over $500 million in capitalized transactions.
Caporal established Mattoni Group in December 2009 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 1,000+ units.
Ricardo is active in local and national organizations and philanthropic causes, including the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) of Miami, where he has served as a member of the board’s Executive Committee. Caporal served as a board member of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and still uses his entrepreneurial leadership and diverse skill set to make a difference in the lives of the more than one million Americans living with Parkinson’s. Caporal graduated Magna Cum Laude and with honors from Babson College with degrees in both entrepreneurship and finance. Caporal was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil and currently lives in Miami, Florida with his wife and two children.