Matthew M. Berger is Vice President of Tax, with responsibility for representing the interests of the multifamily industry before Congress and federal agencies on tax issues. Prior to coming to NMHC, Matthew worked as an economist and Press Secretary for the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  During that time, he served as Senator Olympia Snowe’s principal advisor on taxes, the economy and the federal budget Before his time on the Hill, Matthew was National Tax Manager for Deloitte Tax LLP in Washington, DC, where he covered the formulation of tax policy in Congress. Matthew graduated with distinction from Stanford University, where he did research with the Hoover Institution.