Matt Ritter

Co-Founder Principal

Matt Ritter co-founded Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors alongside his partner, Jeff Johnson in 2006. Prior to establishing Pinnacle, Matt excelled as a Senior Broker Associate at a distinguished boutique brokerage firm in Denver, where he was consistently ranked as a top producer. Recognized for his expertise and contributions to the field, Matt served on the board of directors and executive committee of DMCAR (Denver Metropolitan Commercial Association of Realtors), while also receiving prestigious accolades, including the esteemed “30 Under 30” recognition by Realtor Magazine in 2005. This distinction acknowledged his outstanding achievements, industry involvement, and exceptional success as part of the Johnson Ritter Team. He currently serves as a board member of the Young Presidents Organization and is a former board member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. Ritter completed the Entrepreneurial Masters Program at MIT through EO, which provides an intense blend of the practice and theory needed to excel in today’s business world. In December 2021, FirstBank, one of the nation’s largest privately held banks with a focus on “banking for good,” appointed Matt to its board of directors. Hailing from the Chicago area, Matt’s educational background includes a degree in finance, which laid the foundation for his prosperous career in commercial real estate.


  • B.S. Finance, Illinois State University, Normal, IL


  • 2006 – Present: Principal and Founding Partner, Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors LLC, Denver, Colorado
  • 2013 & 2014: Finalist for NAIOP Multi-Family Broker of the Year
  • 2001 – 2006: Senior Broker Associate, Unique Properties, LLC, Denver, CO
  • 2001 – 2014: Recognized in Denver Business Journal as one of the “Top 10 Multifamily Brokers”
  • 2000 – 2001: Investment Associate, Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Brokerage Company, Denver, CO
  • 1999 – 2000: Investment Specialist, Janus Funds, Denver, CO

Professional Affiliations/Awards

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Colorado
  • Denver Metropolitan Commercial Association of Realtors (DMCAR) Board of Directors 2005-2008
  • Denver Metropolitan Commercial Association of Realtors (DMCAR) Executive Committee 2007-2008
  • Member of Denver Metropolitan Commercial Association of Brokers (DMCAB)
  • Member of Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD)
  • Board member of Young President’s Organization (YPO)
  • Board Member of FirstBank
  • Past Board Member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO)

Fun Fact

I took my family on a six week RV trip in the summer of 2014.