Matt Carlson is an institutional office specialist with CBRE, who prides himself in creating disproportionate value for the top institutional real estate investors in the region. He has transacted over 6.5 million square feet of lease transactions with a consideration of over $1 billion. In 2013 alone, Matt transacted over 1 million square feet of transactions. In addition, he has sold or provided strategic underwriting for over $1.5 billion in investment sales.
Prior to joining CBRE in 2015, Matt led Cushman & Wakefield’s San Diego Agency Leasing Team, which oversaw approximately 3 million square feet of high rise office. Before starting his career in the brokerage industry with Coldwell Banker Commercial, Matt coached collegiate rowing at Brown and Rutgers’ Universities while vying for a seat on the 2000 Olympic Rowing Team.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Member
- Princeton University Alumni Committee, Member
- Downtown San Diego Partnership, Board Member
- LEAD San Diego, Alumni
- San Diego Crew Classic, Competition Committee Steward
- CBRE Americas Top Producers – 2016, 2017, 2018
- Cushman & Wakefield Chairman’s Circle, 2013, 2014
- Cushman & Wakefield President’s Circle Award for Southern California – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
- CoStar Power Broker – 2009 - 2014
- Coldwell Banker Commercial’s Most Transactions Award - 2005
- Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts; History, Minor in American Studies