Matthews™ Hires Former CBRE First Vice President to Lead San Diego Office Opening

Industry Veteran Matt LoPiccolo Joins as National Firm Expands

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CRENewsMatthews Real Estate Investment Services™, a commercial real estate investment services and technology firm, announces the appointment of Matt LoPiccolo as First Vice President. Most recently positioned as First Vice President of CBRE’s Capital Markets Retail Division, LoPiccolo brings over 15 years of commercial real estate experience and Southern California market expertise to Matthews™. LoPiccolo will focus on retail investment sales, with an emphasis on shopping centers and single tenant net lease properties in the San Diego MSA.

“I’m excited to join a firm with an established track record yet one that still possesses a multitude of individual growth opportunities for senior agents like myself. Matthews™ stood alone in being able to offer this unique combination,” LoPiccolo said. “The leadership team is focused, strategic, and has established success, which is a great environment to not only work in but aligns with my goals for myself and my teammates.”

Prior to CBRE, LoPiccolo worked as Director of National Retail Group at Marcus & Millichap before being promoted to First Vice President of the brokerage in 2017. Along with LoPiccolo, Matthews™ welcomes CBRE agent Michael Federico. Federico has worked with LoPiccolo since 2019.

Matthews™ will formally open an office in San Diego in Spring of 2022 to further expand their presence in Southern California and continue to recruit top-level talent. CEO and Chairman Kyle Matthews is thrilled to have such experienced and high-level agents join the brokerage and lead a key expansion effort in a thriving market.

“Matt and Michael are true experts in the San Diego marketplace who bring a tremendous amount of knowledge and deal experience,” Matthews said. “They represent the type of teammates we are looking to have join Matthews™, continue the accelerated success of the company, and spearhead the opening of new offices and markets. The San Diego market as a whole has been one we have identified that we plan on having a massive presence in the near future, and I look forward to Matt and Michael providing the spark to get this office off and running.”

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About Matthews™

Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™, a commercial real estate investment services and technology firm, holds recognition as an industry leader in investment sales, leasing, and debt and structured finance. Founded in El Segundo, CA, and strategically positioned with over 400 agents and support staff in over 13 offices across the United States, Matthews™ continues to focus on expansion into new markets. For more information, please visit


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