Dermody Properties Hires Matthew J. Mexia as Partner in Southern California
We recently announced that we’ve hired Matthew J. Mexia as Partner, Southern California, to manage properties in the southern part of the state. He is based in Orange County.
In this role, Mexia will source and execute acquisition and development opportunities in the southern California market, consistent with Dermody Properties’ strategy of acquiring and developing Class A logistics facilities in infill submarkets. Mexia will also work in asset management and customer relations for the region.
Dermody Properties has been active in this market in the past two years, with current acquisitions and developments including LogistiCenter℠ at Rialto (Rialto, Calif.), LogistiCenter℠ at Park Meridian (Riverside, Calif.) and LogistiCenter℠ at Fontana (Fontana, Calif.).
“I look forward to joining Dermody Properties and contributing to expanding its development and acquisition efforts in this region,” said Mexia. “This region has incredible opportunity and Dermody Properties has already made a great impact in southern California.”
Before joining Dermody Properties, Mexia was Managing Partner at Industrial Capital Advisors, Inc., where he co-managed the firm in sourcing industrial acquisition opportunities for institutional clients and capital partners, with added responsibilities in marketing, business development and investor relationships, and where he closed more than 100 million dollars in industrial real estate transactions. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Capital Markets Services at DTZ, covering the entire Western United States, where he coordinated investment offerings and provided transaction services and strategic planning to investors and global corporate clients.
Mexia has also served as the Director and Vice President of Investment Services at NorthMarq, for the Western United States.
Mexia is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP). He is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and has his California Real Estate Broker License. Mexia holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Southern Methodist University, and a certificate in Real Estate Development from New York University, Schack Institute of Real Estate.
“We are thrilled to welcome Matthew to our team,” said Douglas A. Kiersey, Jr., President of Dermody Properties. “His extensive industrial real estate background, coupled with his market knowledge and expertise, is a great benefit to our customers in an important region such as southern California.”
To learn more about Mexia, read his biography on our website.