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Matt Masson

Personal Background


Matt has had an illustrious career spanning over five decades in the real estate industry, marked by a diverse portfolio of achievements and designations. Let's break down his accomplishments and expertise:

  1. Education and Credentials:
    • Matt holds a degree in Real Estate and Urban Planning, providing him with a solid foundation in the field.
    • He became a California Real Estate Broker in 1972, indicating his early entry and commitment to the industry.
    • In 1980, Matt achieved the prestigious CCIM designation from the National Association of Realtors. This designation signifies his specialized knowledge and experience in commercial investment property and client representation.
    • His most recent designation is that of SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist), demonstrating his commitment to serving the unique needs of clients aged 55 and older.
    1. Professional Experience:
      • Over the past several years, Matt has been involved in various aspects of real estate, including brokerage, development, ownership, and consultation.
      • His portfolio includes a diverse range of properties such as condominium developments, office centers, equestrian ranches, commercial subdivisions, acreage, surplus school sites, apartment complexes, income-producing properties, and prestige homes.
      • Matt has been a principal in the independent Masson-McGowan Realtors and later joined Frank Howard Allen Realtors in 1997.
      • At Frank Howard Allen Realtors, he was appointed to the "Chairman's Circle of Excellence" for his superior production, highlighting his exceptional performance and dedication.

      1. Expertise and Specialization:
        • Matt's expertise spans across various segments of the real estate market, showcasing his versatility and adaptability.
        • With his SRES designation, he specializes in serving the needs of seniors, offering tailored services and support to assist them with transition decisions and real estate needs.
        • He has developed a professional network comprising Elder Law Attorneys, tradespeople, senior moving specialists, clutter reduction experts, estate liquidators, estate sale organizers, home healthcare agencies, and community resources, all aimed at providing comprehensive assistance to seniors.
        1. Current Position:
          • Matt is currently a Broker Associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, bringing his wealth of experience and expertise to his current role.

          In summary, Matt's extensive experience, specialized designations, and commitment to serving diverse clientele make him a highly respected and sought-after professional in the real estate industry. His track record of excellence and dedication to client satisfaction underscore his reputation as a leader in the field. Matt was honored to be included in the 2023 Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society for exceptional performance and ranking among the top sales professional in the network.