Principal, Institutional Real Estate Investing
Matt Burton has had a 10 year professional relationship with Steve Leonard before he formally joined Pacifica in January 2016. At Pacifica, Matt is the principal in charge of all institutional real estate investing activities. These investment activities include direct real estate investments, partnerships and debt transactions.
Prior to Pacifica, Matt was a Principal at Mack Urban, where he was responsible for all equity and debt relationships and joint ventures. Mr. Burton was actively engaged in the planning, development, marketing and lease-up of over 4,000 multi-family units and sourced over $2.5 billion of debt and equity capital while at Urban. Prior to joining Urban Partners in 2003, Mr. Burton served for 8 years as Vice President with American International Group (AIG) and SunAmerica (Sun) in Los Angeles. Mr. Burton ran the West Coast loan origination platform for Sun and AIG. In this capacity Mr. Burton placed and managed hundreds of loans for over $3.5 billion. During his career, Mr. Burton has created and maintained strong personal relationships with key players in the capital markets.
Mr. Burton holds a B.A. degree in Government from The College of Arts and Sciences at Georgetown University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Matt and his wife Natalie have two teenage children and reside in Pacific Palisades, California..