Director of Acquisitions and Development
Matt Edlen oversees acquisitions and development in the Midwest and East Coast for Gerding Edlen's various investment funds. Matt is responsible for sourcing, negotiating and executing on investment opportunities across key urban markets within those regions.
Prior to his role in acquisitions, Matt was focused on the development and management of the firms internal multifamily marketing and sales platform. His efforts have helped the firm invest over $500 million worth of real estate across the country in cities such as Seattle, Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, Boston, and Chicago.
Matt has also served as board member and Chair of the Site Selection Committee for PHAME Academy, board member and Co-chair of the Arts Connector Program of Business for Culture and the Arts Young and Young Alumni board member of Young People's Theater Project. Matt earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola University of Chicago.