Real estate is never a solo effort. Our success has always grown out of close collaboration among executives who respect each other’s values and abilities. At Basin Street, the talent and expertise of our team makes the whole greater than the sum of its parts.
Matthew T. White
Matt White is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Basin Street Properties. As the Chairman and Chief Executive, he is responsible for both developing and managing Basin Street’s strategic direction and the direction of its investments. Finding new projects and identifying original opportunities also fall within his purview. Under White’s leadership, Basin Street has grown to encompass major investments throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada which include a broad range of Class-A office, mixed use, industrial, retail, apartment and hotel properties.
White began at Basin Street Properties 20 years ago as a project manager, handling the leasing and construction in Sonoma, Marin and Napa Counties. He later became chief financial officer where, among other duties he established and managed the Basin Street Properties Investor Program, performing assessment and analysis for acquisitions and providing strategic real estate advice and support to investors. In 2005, White negotiated the sale of 36 buildings, totaling 1.4 million square feet, of Basin Street’s North Bay (CA) portfolio in the largest transaction in the North Bay Area’s history. In 2012, he negotiated the re-acquisition of much of that portfolio at a greatly discounted price.
Matt earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Boston University. Dedicated to his family and small mountain community, he currently sits on the Board of Trustees of Lake Tahoe School. Additionally, Matt enjoys supporting his two children’s sports activities, including performing the duties of assistant coach for the high school varsity basketball team. In his free time, he is an avid cyclist and skier and enjoys the challenge of a good basketball game or mountain bike race.