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Matthew Swanson


SR Val Serv Dir - Quality Enhancement

License # AG004024

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Professional Summary

Matthew Swanson is the Senior Valuation Service Director - Quality Enhancement for the Southwest Region of Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services.  This region includes Southern California, Hawaii, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.  Matthew's career began in 1987, as a staff appraiser with Bank of America.  During the past 30 plus years in the appraisal profession, Matthew has  performed valuation and consulting services on a wide variety of property types with a primary focus in Southern California.  Current reponsibilities include appraisal review and quality enhancement, client relations, and participating in appraisal staff develolpment. 

Prior to joiining Colliers International in September 2017, Matthew was a Principal and Senior Managing Director with Integra Realty Resources – Metro LA.  He was with this company which became an Integra office in 2007, for 27 years.   Responsibilities included marketing, managing, reviewing and  performing valuation and consulting assignments on existing and proposed properties.  Assignments included a wide range of commercial, retail, industrial, residential income, vacant land, subdivisions, and special purpose properties.  Specialties included the valuation of self‑storage facilities throughouot the nation.  Prior to becoming an Integra appraisal office, Matthew was a senior level appraiser and principal with Charles R Wilson & Associates, Inc. from June 1990 to October 2007.   

Matthew's appraisal career started in February 1987, as a staff appraiser with Bank of America.  He became a Senior Appraiser and Appraisal Specialist with the bank prior to leaving in June 1990. 

Matthew's initial start into real estate was as an REO Marketing Specialist at Weyerhaeuser Mortgage Company, from October 1985 to February 1987.  Responsibilities included marketing a nationwide portfolio of REO real estate.


Principal / Senior Managing Director -  Integra Realty Resources Metro LA - 10 years

Principal and Senior Level Appraiser -  Charles R. Wilson & Associates - 17 years 

Vendor Job Manager / Reviewer (VJM) - Wells Fargo Bank - 11 years - reviewed oved 3,000 appraisals

Outside Reviewer - Wells Fargo Bank, Hanmi Bank, Community Bank, Manufacturers Bank, First Hawaiian Bank


California State Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo, Bachelor of Science ‑ Economics & Finance ‑ 1982

Appraisal Institute, Member (MAI) , December 1992, AI-GRS - 2018

All Appraisal Institute courses and continuing education for the MAI, Member of Appraisal Institute designation

Memberships & Involvements

Appraisal Institute, Member (MAI) , December 1992



Mixed-Use Properties

Service Lines

Valuation and Advisory

Property Type

Healthcare, Industrial, Land, Office, Multifamily, Retail

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