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Matthew Carlson

Executive Vice President

License: Lic. 01459868

Matthew Carlson Executive Vice President
Lic. 01459868
San Diego UTC 4301 La Jolla Village Drive
Suite 3000
San Diego, CA 92122

Professional Experience 

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


Significant Assignments

DiamondView Tower DivcoWest 330,000 SF Class A Office Building
Kilroy Sabre Springs Kilroy Realty 450,000 SF Class A Office Campus
AMP&RSAND Casey Brown Company 330,000 SF Class A Office Campus
Campus Point Alexandria Real Estate Equities 1,100,000 SF Class A Life Science and Office Campus
525 B Street LaSalle Investment Management 450,000 SF Class A Office Building
La Jolla Commons American Assets Trust 300,000 SF Class A Office Building


  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities
  • American Assets Trust
  • Bollert | LeBeau
  • Casey Brown Company
  • Cisterra Development
  • DivcoWest
  • Hines
  • Kearny Real Estate Partners
  • Kilroy Realty
  • LaSalle Investment Management
  • Sumitomo
  • Swift Realty
  • Westbrook Partners

Previously Represented Clients

  • CBRE Global Investors
  • Clarion Partners
  • Cruzan
  • Emmes
  • Equity Office Properties/Blackstone Group
  • Forester Properties
  • Lincoln Property Company
  • LoneStar Funds

Matthew Carlson Executive Vice President
Lic. 01459868
San Diego UTC 4301 La Jolla Village Drive
Suite 3000
San Diego, CA 92122

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