Basswood Capital Management L.L.C. is an asset management company operating out of New York. The company, founded by Bennett Lindenbaum and Matthew Lindenbaum in 1998, now employs 15 people. Matthew Lindenbaum is a General Partner at Basswood Capital Management. After getting an undergraduate degree from Brandeis University, Matthew began his career at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, where he worked in the mortgage finance group. Shortly after that, he worked at SNL Securities, LLC, where he went on to become a General Partner. Matthew has over 35 years of industry experience and, over the course of his career, has served in various top positions, including serving as Vice Chairman of Community National Bank and Director at Garden State Bancshares.