Matt Slepin is a Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Real Estate for ZRG Partners. Matt was also the Founder of Terra Search Partners. (Terra Search became part of ZRG Partners in 2022).
Matt is passionate about real estate and its role in the global economy. Since 2017, Matt has been the host of the podcast series, “Leading Voices in Real Estate,” where he has had conversations with leaders from throughout the real estate industry about their career journeys and the businesses that they run. The series offers insights into pathways to success and the difference that the real estate industry can make in the way that we live, work, and play and address matters like housing affordability, the carbon footprint of the built environment, and what it takes to be a great business enterprise leader within the real estate sector.
Matt’s client base spans all sectors and functional specialties of the real estate business. Clients include owners, operators, builders, real estate services companies, investment management firms, and property managers as well as ownership structures including REITs, lenders, family offices, nonprofits and government agencies, and investment advisors. With focus and depth in the industry, Matt and his team deeply value and respect relationships and partnerships, built for the long term with both clients and candidates, so that they can serve as true advisors within the industry.
Matt is a founding Board Member and past chair of ExtraFood.org, a Marin County-based food recovery organization. He is a member of the Advisory Board of CAPREIT, a multifamily owner-operator based in Rockville, Maryland. He is a Governor of the Urban Land Institute Foundation, a member of the Board of ULI’s San Francisco District Council, and a member of the Multifamily Product Council. Matt is past Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Home of San Francisco, one of the largest skilled nursing homes in California. He is also a participant on the Policy Advisory Board of the Fisher Center for Real Estate at the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a supporter of ExtraFood, Oberlin College, Mercy Housing, the Jewish Home of San Francisco, and other charitable organizations.
Areas of Expertise
Real Estate, Private Equity, Financial Services, Social Impact
Matt graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Oberlin College.