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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 9.5 million square feet of lease transactions with a consideration of almost $2.7 billion. In addition, Matt has sold or provided strategic underwriting for over $3.25 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 Producer – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Cushman & Wakefield Chairman’s Circle, 2013, 2014
  • Cushman & Wakefield President’s Circle Award for Southern California – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial’s Most Transactions Award - 2005



  • Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts; History, Minor in American Studies

Significant Assignments

  • Alexandria San Diego Portfolio | Alexandria Real Estate Equities | 7.5M SF Class A Life Science and Office Campuses
  • 2100 Kettner | Kilroy Realty | 200,000 SF Class A Tech Office Development
  • AMP&RSAND | Casey Brown Company | 330,000 SF Class A Office Campus
  • DiamondView Tower | DivcoWest | 330,000 SF Class A Office Building
  • Campus at Horton | Stockdale Capital | 900,000 SF Class A Tech Office Campus
  • La Jolla Commons | American Assets Trust | 300,000 SF Class A Office Building

Clients Represented

  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities
  • American Assets Trust
  • Casey Brown Company
  • DivcoWest
  • Hines
  • Kearny Real Estate Partners
  • Kilroy Realty
  • LaSalle Investment Management
  • Miller Global
  • Stockdale Capital
  • Swift Realty
  • Westbrook Partner


Previous Clients Represented

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