Matthew Simo



Director of Investments, Urban Renaissance Groups

At Urban Renaissance Group (URG), Matthew Simo is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing real estate investment opportunities. With seven years’ experience in the commercial real estate industry, his creative approach and disciplined investment process have allowed clients to uncover many unrecognized opportunities. At URG, he has been an instrumental player in several award-winning projects, including Madison Center (Polyclinic), the Joshua Green Building and 1600 Seventh, nominated for the NAIOP’s 2012 “Deal of the Year” award.

Prior to joining URG, Matthew was a Financial Analyst at Trizec Properties in Chicago. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)-Accredited Professional, he is also an active member of the Urban Land Institute and Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys the outdoors, including sailing and skiing in the Pacific Northwest.