Matt is a Brokerage Associate with Investment Real Estate (IRE), and joined the team in July 2019. He works directly for the VP of Brokerage & Acquisitions, Kevin Bledsoe, and is responsible for assisting the brokerage team with aspects of self storage brokerage activity, such as the sale of new and existing sites, property valuations and tracking sales comparables. Matt is based in the York, PA home office while supporting the brokerage team in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states.
Matt earned his Bachelor’s degree in History and Education from Bloomsburg University. He has a background in both education and industrial gas sales. After several years as a high school Social Studies teacher, Matt changed paths and pursued a career in sales with Praxair Distribution Inc. He excelled in a very competitive market, increasing product share, while also undertaking many leadership roles. Matt helped many of his customers increase their productivity, decrease costs and increase wallet share on the back end. In particular, he helped a metal fabricator in Central PA switch products to help increase productivity while also cutting costs by fifty percent; which in turn helped net an increase of forty to fifty percent in wallet share. Matt worked in sales for more than three years with Praxair before joining the IRE team.
Matt was born and raised in Allentown, PA. He currently resides in Lancaster, PA with his wife, Aly and their daughter, Luciana. He enjoys spending his free time with his family and their two dogs, watching sports and working out. Matt is a diehard football fan; and his favorite team is the Buffalo Bills.
Matt is a member of the National Self Storage Association (SSA) and Pennsylvania Self Storage Association (PASSA).