Alumni
MentORship Programme

Matt Picken '93

• Real Estate

Matt Picken '93
• Real Estate

Matt Picken graduated from Ridley in 1993 before completing an Honors BA at the University of Western Ontario in Political Science in 1997.
 
Matt is now an Executive Vice President at JLL, a full-service real estate advisory company. As head of National Capital Markets, he is responsible for originating and executing transactions on behalf of predominantly institutional clients. JLL’s service lines comprise asset brokerage, debt advisory, and M&A Advisory.
 
Prior to joining JLL, Matt was a partner at Brookfield Financial and VP at RBC Capital Markets, with a focus on real estate investment banking.
 
Matt discovered his passion for real estate investment following the completion of his Political Science BA at Huron College University. Matt would be a great mentor for anyone looking to pursue their passion in real estate investing. 
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