Matt Brady

Architect, LEED AP

Executive Vice President

Matt has been involved in the industry since 1989 and brings extensive architectural experience in the commercial real estate industry to Ware Malcomb. His professional background includes the design and management of a wide variety of project types including industrial, office, retail, financial, healthcare, technology, broadcast, residential and sustainable design. Matt received his Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design from the University of California, Berkeley, is a licensed architect in 13 states, and an LEED Accredited Professional.

Matt first joined Ware Malcomb as an intern in 1989. In 1999, he rejoined the firm as a Project Architect in the firm’s Irvine Corporate Headquarters. He successfully opened the San Diego office in 2000, became Principal in 2003, and Regional Vice President in 2012. During his tenure, Matt led the expansion of Ware Malcomb in multiple new markets including the Southwest and Southeast United States. Matt started the firm’s international business in Mexico and now oversees 2 Latin and South American markets. His strategic vision and effective business development efforts afforded these Ware Malcomb offices success and diversified project opportunities. He has done a tremendous job of building Ware Malcomb’s teams, expertise, market share, and visibility in these markets. Matt was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2020, is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, and oversees several corporate, growth, and operations initiatives for the firm including diversifications and sustainability.

Matt is an active member of NAIOP (the Commercial Real Estate Development Association). He has spoken at numerous commercial real estate industry events over the years including the national NAIOP National Conferences presenting Ware Malcomb’s award-winning Future industrial and logistics design concepts; AMPIP (Mexican Association of Industrial Parks) conference sessions titled “Sustainable Design for Industrial Zones, Parks & Buildings” and “Impact of E-Commerce in the Real Estate Market”; and the YPO (Young Professionals Organization) Real Estate Symposium sharing the latest in industrial trends including multistory distribution.

Matt has participated in the Baja Challenge since its inception in 2000, serving as President in 2003. He is a volunteer for the Baja Challenge effort through Project Mercy and the San Diego real estate community to build homes for the less fortunate in Tijuana, Mexico.