Matt Pickard serves as Vice President for Inlight Real Estate Partners with a focus on sourcing and managing new development and acquisition opportunities across the Charleston, Greenville/Spartanburg and Savannah markets.
Prior to joining the firm, Matt spent 7 years as an industrial real estate broker, first with Cushman and Wakefield and later serving as a Senior Associate with Colliers International in their Charleston SC office. During his time as an industrial broker, Matt played a key role in facilitating both sale and lease transactions representing both top global logistics firms as tenants as well as institutional landlords. In recent years his primary focus was directed on working with development clients through the full site development process from initial site selection through completed development.
During his last two years alone with Colliers, Matt was able to serve as the key originator for a number of his national industrial development clients in procuring land positions across the market with a combined 7,500,000 SF of planned new industrial development. Throughout his career Matt has always remained active in the community and engaged throughout numerous professional and industry associations.
Matt grew up in Atlanta, GA before graduating from Auburn University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Major in Finance.
Matt now lives in Charleston, SC with his wife, daughter, and son and tries to spend as much time on the water as work will permit.