Matthew S. Smith, ACF

Association of Consulting Foresters For two decades Matt was a forest operations specialist and management director for Forecon’s TIMO clients. Matt has completed extensive forest carbon modeling and analysis under the ARB, CAR, VCS, ACR and CCX programs. He is a SAF Certified Forester, member of the SAF National Task Force on Climate Change and is SAF Western New York chairman. He also is a member of the Forest Carbon Education Group, the 25×25 Carbon Working Group, and the New York Forest Owners Association. Matt has testified for SAF before the U.S. House of Representatives and has presented at numerous SAF conventions. He has been published in The ForestrySource, Forest Landowner, the ACF Consultant, and the Journal of Forestry. Matt holds a B.S. degree in Forest Resource Management from SUNY ESF where he serves as an adjunct professor.

Time in Forestry

  • Consulting: 1989
  • Industrial:
  • Public:
  • Other:


  • A.A.S. SUNY Morrisville Natural Resource
  • B.S. SUNY College of Environmental Science &

Professional Affiliations

  • New York Forest Owners' Assoc
  • Society of American Foresters

Contact Matthew S. Smith, ACF

Contact Matthew S. Smith, ACF

Finite Carbon
Vice President of Forest Operations
7229 North Road
Cherry Creek, New York  14723
Phone: (484) 586-3096
Cell Phone: (716) 720-2571
Fax: (484) 586-3081


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • New York