As Managing Director, Matt manages Insight’s overall processes and strategies for the company’s office and multifamily platform. In this role, Matt is heavily involved in all aspects of the business including sourcing new acquisitions, entitlements, development, asset management, and capital markets.
Prior to joining Insight, Matt was Managing Director of Epoch Realty Capital, a firm that Matt founded in 2009. Epoch is a San Mateo based real estate investment and development firm focused on value add, opportunistic, and urban infill projects in the Silicon Valley and greater San Francisco Bay Area. While at Epoch, Matt was personally responsible for acquiring, renovating, or asset managing 320,000 SF of office projects throughout the Silicon Valley and San Francisco. Also during this period, Epoch successfully entitled numerous projects involving multi-family, office, and hotel/entertainment in San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and San Jose.
Prior to forming Epoch Realty Capital, Matt was Senior Vice President at Foster Enterprises, the third generation company that developed Foster City, California in the 1960s. There, Matt reported directly to the General Partners and had responsibility for much of the firm’s investment, joint venture, and development portfolio, which included office investments and multi-family and single family development projects throughout Northern California.
During his career Matt has invested in, developed, and advised on 2.2 million square feet of commercial real estate with a gross value of $800 million, including more than 1,500 residential units (single and multi-family). Matt’s career also includes time spent as a Real Estate and Securities lawyer at Cooley and at Carr McClellan in Silicon Valley. Prior to his real estate and legal career, Matt served six years in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Intelligence Field and as an Embassy Guard, where he did extended tours in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia.
Matt received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings and his B.A. from the University of Nevada. Matt is a licensed attorney (inactive), a real estate broker, a member of the Urban Land Institute, a former registered lobbyist in the City of San Jose, and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.