Matthew Riley has joined the Capital Markets Group at Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. as a Retail Capital Markets Analyst.

Matthew Riley, Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona
Matthew Riley, Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona

Riley transferred to Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona from C&W’s Los Angeles office where he was an analyst in the Global Hospitality Group that specialized in sale, debt, equity and structured finance transactions for the hospitality industry.

Prior to joining C&W in 2013, Riley held various roles in real estate acquisition, finance and research primarily with San Diego-based Pacifca Companies. There Riley specialized in the financial analysis and cash flow projections for a $2.5 billion portfolio of real estate assets. He also participated in the underwriting and placement of more than $270 million of debt for new acquisitions and the refinancing of existing loans.

His new focus will be working with Greg Valladao in the underwriting and dispositions of retail assets throughout the Southwest.

“I am very excited to be continuing my career with Cushman & Wakefield and transitioning to the firm’s Phoenix office,” Riley said. “I look forward to working with Greg and helping to expand the group’s capital markets footprint within the dynamic retail market here in the Southwest.”

A native of Phoenix, Riley graduated from the University of San Diego with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He majored in Finance and minored in Real Estate.