Matt joined Savills Studley in April 2008, with ten years of previous experience at a Los Angeles-based tenant representation firm.
Matt has an extensive background in tenant representation on behalf of media, technology, life sciences, financial and business services companies. Executives hire Matt for his aggressive and creative approach to representing their interests. Matt delivers tactics designed to reduce occupancy costs and create optimal flexibility, all while maintaining optimal levels of employee retention and recruitment.
Matt’s thorough and mission-critical approach to addressing his clients’ needs have earned him the trust and loyalty his successful practice is built on.
To date, he has amassed 4 million square feet of transaction volume. His practice spans locally and nationally with emerging growth, middle market and large companies.
Activities & Achievements
Matt is a member of the Los Angeles Venture Association (LAVA) and is a sponsor of the largest angel investment group in the United States, the Tech Coast Angels.
While earning a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Arizona, Brainard completed an internship on Capitol Hill with U.S. Senator Patty Murray (WA).