Matthew 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 & 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, 4-wheeling, 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 currently serves as the Colorado Association of Realtors Director for Telluride as well as serving on the CAR Political Action Committee. 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 Capitol to advocate for homeowner and private property rights. Beyond real estate, Matthew serves on the Board of Directors for the Telluride Aids Benefit, and formerly served on the Telluride Historic and Architecture Review Commission (HARC).
In addition, 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 Broker Associate in Telluride for thirteen years and has spent twelve of those at Telluride-Sotheby's International Realty. He was the 2008 Telluride REALTOR of the year.