He is originally from Oyster Bay Cove, NY, and graduated from Phillips Academy and Bates College. At Bates, Matthew majored in Economics and wrote his thesis on the History and Mechanics of Ski Resort Real Estate Markets. He has also studied in France, Chile, and Spain, and traveled extensively throughout Europe, South America, and Northern Africa; he speaks both French and Spanish. Matthew enjoys skiing, hiking,4-wheeling, camping, sailing, fishing, gardening, travel, international cultures, and European art and history.
Matthew is a Past President of the Telluride Association of REALTORS®, former Colorado Association of REALTORS® Mountain District Vice President and Director, and is now the Chair-Elect of CAR. Matthew was also appointed to the National Association of REALTORS® Public Policy Coordinating Committee. He is a frequent visitor at both the Colorado and the US Capitols to advocate for homeowner and private property rights. Beyond real estate, Matthew is president of the Telluride Aids Benefit and formerly served on the Telluride Historic and Architecture Review Commission (HARC).
Additionally, Matthew is part owner and founder of Telluride Eco Cleaners and The Telluride Laundromat. Matthew had vacationed in Telluride for many years with his family prior to moving here in 2000. Matthew has been a Real Estate Agent in Telluride for twenty years and has spent nineteen of those at LIV Sotheby’s International Realty. He was the 2008 and 2019 Telluride Real Estate Agent of the year.