Matthew Novak 

Partner & Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Novak is a Partner at Berkeley Partners and serves as the Chief Investment Officer for Berkeley’s series of industrial funds. Mr. Novak is also responsible for the Firm’s overall operations, including acquisitions and asset management. Mr. Novak has over 22 years of real estate experience in asset management, acquisitions, dispositions, development, and construction. 

He started his career with Arthur Andersen in San Francisco in the Real Estate Valuation Group. He then spent over five years on the investment management team for National Office Partners (a partnership of CalPERS and Hines); focusing on portfolio and asset management for over $1 billion of assets. Prior to joining Berkeley in 2012, Mr. Novak worked as a developer in the Bay Area focusing on entitlements, project management, and construction of infill development projects.  

Mr. Novak is a member of NAIOP and the Urban Land Institute.  Mr. Novak holds a BA in Economics from Cornell University.