As Chief Investment Officer at URG, Matthew Simo is responsible for the oversight of the company’s investment activities and manages capital partner relationships with institutional and private investors. Matthew and his team are responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing real estate investment opportunities in target markets. Matthew has been with URG since its inception in 2006 and has been directly involved in every investment the company has made.
Prior to joining URG, Matthew was a Financial Analyst at Trizec Properties in Chicago. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Matthew is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (Placemaking National Product Council, Center for Sustainable Leadership, Leadership for Change) and Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association. Matthew is also a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional.
In addition to his organizational affiliations, Matthew has been a lecturer on the topic of Equity Ventures for the University of Washington Commercial Real Estate Certificate Program since 2014. Matthew also serves on the Runstad Department for Real Estate Advisory Board at the University of Washington.