John Mateo began his formal work career on Wall Street after graduating from business school. His finance career in New York was dedicated to what is now called private equity. He moved to San Francisco in 1989 and started his career in commercial real estate appraisal in 1990. He received his MAI designation in 1996. During his career he has worked for CBRE’s valuation practice. He has also contracted with several local appraisal firms including (among others) Hamilton, Ricci & Associates and Hanford Healy. Since 2003 he has been the principal of his own appraisal firm. In 2013 he founded Mateo Advisors, LLC. Specific areas of expertise include: arbitration, expert testimony and the valuation of special purpose properties, affordable housing, master planned communities (including CFDs), partial interests, estate and tax-related assignments.
Mr. Mateo was employed by GMACCM for three years in the late 1990s, overseeing the creation of highly automated valuation techniques. Some of the technology innovations developed during this period are used in Mateo Advisors’ systems and IT infrastructure.
Qualified as an expert witness, Superior Court of San Francisco.
University of Chicago, AB
Columbia University Business School, MBA