Matt Vance is the Research Director for CBRE’s Central U.S. region (Midwest and South-Central divisions). In this role, Matt leads CBRE’s thought leadership platform to deliver actionable, best-in-class research. Matt is also an Economist with CBRE’s Econometric Advisors—the firm’s forecasting and data science arm.
His research is grounded in economic theory and designed to support client investment strategy and market positioning. Matt is a frequent speaker and panelist at economic and commercial real estate conferences and his work is regularly cited in the media.
Previously, Matt served as CBRE’s Research Director for the Southwest and Mountain States regions of the U.S. Before joining CBRE in early 2015, Matt held a research position at Real Capital Solutions (RCS), a highly entrepreneurial real estate investment management company. Prior to RCS, Matt was an Instructor of Economics at the University of Colorado Boulder.
- University of Reading, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Real Estate & Planning (in progress)
- University of Colorado at Boulder, Master of Arts, Economics
- Grand Valley State University, Bachelor of Science, dual majors Mathematics and Statistics
- Grand Valley State University, Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Economics