New York, NY (August 10, 2012)  
International commercial real estate services firm Studley has announced the promotion of Michael Mathias to the position of associate director of its New York office.

Mr. Mathias joined Studley in the fall of 2007 after graduating cum laude from Vanderbilt University and over the past five years has helped a variety of Studley clients, including Madison International Realty, Scopia Capital, Kontera, AXA Liabilities-Managers, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc. and Bain Capital Ventures achieve their short and long-term real estate goals.

Prior to joining Studley, Mr. Mathias gained valuable work experience at Stratix Asset Management, where he developed a solid understanding of the daily operations and needs of hedge funds, as well as the workings of the financial world. He also honed his skills at JNK Securities, learning to think and react quickly on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

In 2010 he was named Studley’s national “Rookie of the Year” and in 2011 he was named one of the top 10 rising real estate stars under age 30 by Crain's New York Business. He was also recognized as one of the Commercial Observer's "20 to Watch in 2012." Mr. Mathias is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) and an active volunteer with New York Cares.