Matt was born in 1987 and has lived in Southern California all his entire life. He grew up in the Real Estate industry having both his parents, Pat and Mike, as licensed realtors. In High School, he was an All Ventura County star athlete in varsity Wrestling and Track and Field at Thousand Oaks High. After graduating high school in 2005, Matt attended Moorpark College for two years where he earned multiple All American Honors in Track and Field. In 2007 he earned a scholarship in track and field to UCLA. Matt graduated June 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Upon graduating he received a career opportunity with the Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA) as a Insurance Sales Associate. After years of success at AAA, Matt left the industry to pursue his Real Estate Career at Century 21 Troop Real Estate and obtain his M.B.A. from Cal Lutheran University. He Graduated from Cal Lutheran in 2016 with Honors, all while working with the top producing 'Hanley Team Real Estate' team. In January 2019 he joined the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty team in Thousand Oaks.