Director of Commercial — LIC. #01903073
Matthew Firth is the Anderson Real Estate Group Director of Commercial Real Estate, where he develops and leads strategy, business development, finance, marketing initiatives, recruiting, and oversees operations of the diverse commercial business unit. A visionary leader, Matthew is an intentional business builder who has single-handedly built not only several technology start-ups but has masterfully developed, syndicated, and sold a series of commercial buildings across California and Arizona. Matthew is highly skilled in the areas of strategic planning, demographic and market analysis, creating and implementing innovative marketing initiatives, needs assessments, property acquisitions, and dispositions, tenant representation, landlord representation, joint venture structuring, project management oversight, financial modeling and analysis, strategic community support, proposal summaries and analysis, and lease administration.
In 2010, Matthew co-founded JMSred, a Long Beach-based value-add real estate investment company, where, for four years, he served as CFO and designated broker, leaving to larger development projects with Firth Howard. Matthew has extensive experience with fundraising, investor relations, financial management, and investment entity creation and operation; he brings his passion and deep skill set to his clients to help them strengthen their financial position and strategize for future growth. Matthew is no stranger to hard work; he developed an affinity for entrepreneurship at a young age, observing his father successfully own and operate over a dozen restaurants. Learning from his father, Matthew opened four concepts in a two-year span from 2008-2010 with MaRKeT Restaurant Group in Tucson, AZ, overseeing operations with sales grossing over $15mm annually.
Matthew is a true servant leader with a passion for assembling gifted individuals and providing the framework to become high-performing teams achieving ambitious goals. Matthew is a proud graduate of the Eller School of Management at the University of Arizona, where he double majored in Finance and Business Management. When not creating and launching commercial ventures, Matthew enjoys time with his wife Rachel, son Ford, and daughter Millie. Matthew is committed to improving the cityscape of Long Beach as a legacy not only for the community but for his family as well. Matthew welcomes your inquiries to Matthew@AndersonREG.com or 562 285 7570.
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