Sares Regis Builds Commercial Division with Promotion New Hire

Matthew Materkowski promoted to Assistant Vice President

Johnson Chang hired as Project Manager

SAN MATEO, CA – July 11, 2017 – Sares Regis Group of Northern California (SRGNC) has added new depth to its Commercial Division with the promotion of Matthew Materkowski to Assistant Vice President and the hiring of Johnson Chang as Project Manager. Both will leverage their impressive experience to drive the development of significant office projects throughout Silicon Valley.

Sares Regis Group of Northern California, San Mateo, Bay Area

“With so many new developments in progress, we’re excited to build our Commercial Division with such great talent,” says Jeff Birdwell, President of SRGNC’s Commercial Division. “Matthew has earned his new role with his exceptional work over the past few years, and his achievements ensure that he will excel in his new responsibilities. And with the addition of Johnson to our already exemplary team, we’re confident that the Commercial Division will continue to deliver many remarkable projects in the coming years. We’re proud to have assembled an experienced and accomplished team with the skills and ability to see our clients’ visions through to completion.”

As Assistant Vice President, Matthew Materkowski continues to be a valued contributor to SRGNC, helping the Commercial Division to develop complex and challenging projects throughout Silicon Valley. Materkowski joined the SRGNC team in 2015 as a Senior Project Manager, and his initiative and leadership on projects over the years, such as the Maple Street Correctional Center in Redwood City have earned him the trust of clients and team members alike. Currently, Materkowski is playing a key role in driving the successful development of an 80,000-square-foot office building in Los Altos Altos and a 25,000-square-foot, LEED Platinum office building in Menlo Park.

Previous to SRGNC, Materkowski was a Project Manager for DPR Construction. He attended Penn State University, where he received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Sares Regis Group of Northern California, San Mateo, Bay Area

As Project Manager, Johnson Chang will manage the development of new office projects in Sunnyvale. Chang comes to SRGNC with 10 years’ experience in commercial real estate banking—he was previously General Manager at RC&A, Inc., where he handled asset portfolio and project management for the company’s commercial real estate projects. During his time there, he was responsible for over $33M in commercial real estate transactions totaling 200,000 square feet and handled acquisitions and dispositions throughout Northern and Southern California.

Previous to RC&A, Chang held investment banking positions at Ladder Capital and Deutsche Bank. He holds an M.S. in Real Estate from NYU and a B.A. in Business Administration and Economics from UC Riverside.

About Sares Regis Group of Northern California
Sares Regis Group of Northern California and its affiliates, Regis Homes Bay Area and Regis Contractors Bay Area, are regional companies based in San Mateo, California. As leading developers and managers of commercial and residential real estate in the western United States, the companies have more than 6.5 million square feet of commercial properties valued at $500 million and over 2,800 residential units under
development. Since its inception, the company has acquired or developed approximately 46 million square feet of commercial properties and 20,000 multifamily and residential housing units. For more information, please visit:

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