Matt joined Cousins in October of 2016 to lead the Phoenix regional team, a role he previously held for Parkway Properties since 2007. In January of 2018, Matt relocated to Atlanta to lead the Atlanta regional team. As Managing Director, he oversees a portfolio of over seven million square feet of high-rise urban office product and is responsible for leasing, property management, acquisitions/dispositions and business development.
During his 11-year tenure running the Phoenix office for Parkway, Matt’s team was named NAIOP-Arizona Owner/Developer of the Year, and facilitated hundreds of leases including large-scale relationships with Amazon, ADP, Silicon Valley Bank and Symantec. Matt also acted as the local point of contact for investment opportunities in the Western US for Parkway, and sourced over $400MM of assets purchased or developed in the Phoenix market. These investments included an assemblage of over 1MM SF of office product in Downtown Tempe that would ultimately yield 80% rental rate growth over a period of six years. Matt previously worked for a publicly-traded company in the Financial Services Industry.