We are pleased to announce the hiring of Matt DePinto as Research Manager for NAI Horizon. Matt has extensive knowledge of commercial real estate and adds greater depth to our research efforts. “The challenge was to find an individual who brought real estate research experience, coupled with editorial, design, branding, and data analysis,” said Thad Seligman, President of NAI Horizon. “It has taken us all of the past 8 months to design the position and find the right individual to manage our research component. Additionally, he is an integral part of the team responsible for the relaunch of our social media efforts. His interest in promoting NAI online should help us reach our goal in providing better market knowledge for the community.”
Prior to NAI, Matt worked as Research Manager for Colliers International, Phoenix where he implemented new strategies to enhance broker participation along with developing new database protocols for securing critical market data. He worked extensively with corporate research to implement new research products and methodologies.
Prior to Colliers, Matt spent 14 years in the publishing arena. At Gannett Pacific Publications, Matt led the development of several new magazine launches and developed the design structure for existing publications. At Phoenix Business Journal, he spent eight years as Graphics Editor where he was responsible for publication, design and production of the weekly newspaper, magazines and supplements. Prior to publishing, Matt was corporate art director for several local financial firms.
Matt is a longtime Valley resident and attended Arizona State University. His interests lie in community outreach projects, animal rescue and travel – primarily visiting the ocean as often as possible.