Matt Watson brings 13 years of office leasing and marketing experience
Tampa, FL – April 14, 2016 – CBRE is pleased to announce the addition of Matt Watson, Vice President, to CBRE’s office brokerage group in Tampa. Mr. Watson’s distinguished career in commercial real estate includes over 13 years of experience as a landlord and a tenant representative. Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Watson served as Director of Leasing for Cardinal Point Management, LLC, where he oversaw leasing activities for their 1.1 million square foot portfolio of office and flex office properties in the Tampa, St. Petersburg and Orlando markets. He previously served as a leasing representative with Highwoods Properties in Tampa overseeing leasing for 1.8 million square feet, and has also worked as a leasing agent for First Industrial Realty Trust in Central Florida and Ohio. He started his career with Grubb & Ellis and has proven himself to be a high energy self-starter.
“Matt brings an infectious energy to our office brokerage platform. His collaborative personality, coupled with his strong business relationships, will be an asset to CBRE’s Tampa office. Matt has a tremendous reputation in the office segment throughout the Tampa Bay and Central Florida region, and we’re excited about the skills he has to offer CBRE and its clients,” said Chase Pattillo, CCIM, Managing Director, CBRE Tampa.
Mr. Watson is a board member of NAIOP Tampa Bay along with being a member of the NAIOP National Forum group focusing on Deals and Investment Concepts. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Indiana State University.
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