Owner's Rep


Hire an Expert Transaction Coordinator

Bullpen is the top talent platform for commercial real estate owner's representatives. Growing companies hire freelance, fractional, and full-time owner's representatives from Bullpen for their most mission-critical jobs.

Matthew L.
Owner's Representative
Chicago, IL
Previously with

What do

Owner's Rep

professionals do?

The best owner's representatives are masters at managing commercial real estate development projects. From zoning and entitlements to construction and the certificate of occupancy, they coordinate the nuts and bolts of development projects while keeping the project teams in sync. Owner's representatives are a crucial part of a development project.

Lead zoning and entitlement efforts by leveraging their local knowledge and connections

Run the request for proposal exercise for the general contractor and other key vendors

Provide project management services, interfacing between real estate and construction teams

Proven experts, available when you need them

Based in the U.S.

We work exclusively with U.S. based talent, eliminating time zone and communication issues.

CRE Veterans

Our experts have an average of 10+ years of experience with leading commercial real estate firms, banks and investors.

Highly Educated

Over 65% of our talent have a master's degree related to real estate, such as an MBA or MRED.

Ready to Start

We curate talent ahead of time, which means we can quickly find the perfect person for your role.

Rigorously Vetted

Every freelancer has passed a comprehensive interview process covering technical questions and advanced scenarios.

A Deep Bench

The 4,000+ professionals in our community cover every property type, industry role and niche skill in the business.

We solve your people problems.

Fractional Hiring

Big Projects or Part-time Work Needs

We'll hand match you with pre-vetted experts who have the skills you need on flexible hourly or part-time contracts.

Permanent Recruiting

Full-time Team Members

Consider us a part of your talent team. We take care of everything, from the job post, recruiting, interview process, offer, and onboarding.

Talent Network

Do it Yourself

Perfect for small, one-time projects or when you prefer to “do it yourself.” Post jobs, view profiles, and connect directly with real estate experts.


Owner's Rep

 professionals in our network

Matthew L.
Owner's Representative
Chicago, IL
Previously with

Before launching his own practice, Matthew led real estate development projects for several of Chicago’s most notable developers, Sterling Bay and Bridge Development Partners, while also teaching real estate courses in the Real Estate Program at DePaul University.  He began his career trained directly by the Founder of a large national development firm on the fundamentals of leasing, construction project management and development analysis.  He earned an MBA from University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management and a BA from Saint John’s University.

Matthew is an analytical and creative advisor bringing 18 years of commercial real estate development know-how to each assignment.  He believes accretive value is realized by uncovering inherent potential upside in each asset, while comparing this vision with the costs associated in executing the asset plan required. With a focus on scope, schedule and budget, he formulates and executes asset plans by integrating technical disciplines and effectively managing each phase of the development process.

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