Matt Vance is responsible for guiding the research efforts within CBRE’s Colorado and Southwest U.S. regions. As Director of Research, Matt leads the region’s research teams in providing actionable, best-in-class research on capital and space markets.

Additionally, Matt is an Economist with CBRE Econometric Advisors, CBRE’s independent real estate forecasting and data science arm. His research is grounded in economic theory and designed to support client investment strategy and market positioning. Matt is a frequent speaker and panelist at economic and commercial real estate conferences and his work is regularly cited throughout U.S. media outlets.

Before joining CBRE, Matt held a research position for Real Capital Solutions (RCS), a highly entrepreneurial real estate investment management company that focuses on value-add, opportunistic and high-barrier-to-entry markets. Prior to RCS, Matt worked as an Instructor of economics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Matt lives in Denver, CO.


  • University of Colorado at Boulder, Master of Arts, Economics
  • Grand Valley State University, Bachelor of Science, dual majors Mathematics and Statistics
  • Grand Valley State University, Bachelor in Business Administration, Business Economics