matt kalin

Currently, Matt maintains several exclusive clients in various industries including: luxury real estate, architecture/development, private label cosmetics, consumable products, entertainment talent, production, among others.

Matt's previous experience includes working as the Regional Marketing Manager for Sotheby's International Realty. Prior to Sotheby's, Matt was a Design & Marketing Strategist at Hilton & Hyland Christie's International Real Estate, where he led the overall launch and strategy of the company’s social media platforms, and greatly improved brand awareness with significant increases in following and engagement, including driving leads to several agents and the brokering of several strategic partnerships in the social media space to elevate exposure and maximize the publicity value.  He also acted as the company’s internal expert for all social media platforms in best practices with agents. He designed and implemented a weekly corporate newsletter while sourcing and generating all image content for the company blog, resulting in increased viewership to the company site and maximum exposure to multiple stakeholders – targeted and national media, other brokerages, and internal communications – meshing each marketing goal with its respective style.  While at Hilton & Hyland, he managed – from inception through launch – the process of a nationally renowned artist staging and promoting a $50 million property in Beverly Hills. This included strategic planning, marketing, and acting as the brokerage’s chief liaison with the artist, his staff, and the listing agent on the property.

Prior to working for Hilton & Hyland, Matt served as the Senior Designer for a private art services company in Santa Monica, California. During his time with the company he maintained strong client relationships with high conversion and retention rates. He also designed and managed their company website, implemented a mass email marketing program, managed social media, and designed print advertisements. Matt holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Art degree with emphasis in Industrial Design from Ferris State University’s Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan.Promoting philanthropic causes has always been an integral foundation of Matthew’s personal growth and development. His many contributions in time and energy include organizations the Humane Society, Habitat for Humanity, Ronald McDonald House, Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club, and Project Angel Food, among others.