Matthew Claeys Client Service & Marketing
Senior Vice President
Client Service & Marketing
Matthew is a Senior Vice President in Heitman’s Client Service & Marketing group. He is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with institutional investors throughout the Northeastern United States in private real estate equity, public real estate securities, and private real estate debt.
Prior to joining Heitman, he was the Director of Marketing and Client Services at Blue Vista Capital Management in Chicago and focused on forming the firm’s fund and strategic investment initiatives, as well as developing and maintaining relationships with the firm’s capital partners and fund investors. Previously, Matthew was Vice President of Inland Institutional Capital Partners, where he was instrumental in assisting in completing capital raising and financial advisory transactions with a total value in excess of $5 billion. Additionally, he was directly responsible for identifying, underwriting, and structuring institutional investment funds and private equity programs for The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., various public REITs, and real estate operating companies. Before joining Inland, Matthew was a Vice President with a Chicago-based real estate fund sponsor where he focused on raising capital and sourcing acquisitions for the firm’s clients.
Matthew received a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate Finance from Denver University. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and the International Council of Shopping Centers, and is on the Advisory Board for Institutional Real Estate Inc.’s Emerging Leaders program. He is a Series 7 and 63 Registered Representative.