Our Team

Matt Mueller – President

Matt Mueller brings 13 years of capital markets and investment real estate experience, including more than 500 completed transactions.  As a broker he structured a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including investment, syndication, and development opportunities. Matt handled feasibility analyses for Fortune 500 companies as well as institutional and private investor clients. Prior to Versant, Matt led the Capital Markets and Structured Finance team for a consultancy firm providing nationwide commercial loan workout strategies in excess of $4B.  As Vice President, Matt implemented the financial analysis, sourcing of debt and equity, and modeling for over $500M in recapitalization assignments.

Quinn Palomino - Principal

Quinn Palomino is the Principal of Versant and an active Commercial Real Estate Investor.  Her experience spans over $2B of commercial real estate activities.  Quinn understands the complex nature of investment real estate, and offers investors individual, personalized service, with an emphasis on communication and transparency.  Quinn is also the Founder and Principal of Clear Vista Management, a real estate asset management company that provides specialized services to Tenant In Common investors and real estate owners. 

The Clear Vista portfolio consists of over 1.5 million square feet of real estate nationwide.  Prior to Versant & Clear Vista, Quinn was the Director of Business Development for a national commercial real estate consultancy providing workout and recapitalization services.  Previously, Quinn was a partner at a San Diego based construction and development company, where she worked on development projects with government agencies, including the California Department of Parks and Recreation and the City of Pittsburg, California Redevelopment Agency.

Matt Williams - Director of Finance

Matt Williams has over a decade of experience in real estate transactions, development, and operations. Matt began his career as an analyst with a residential developer, successfully acquiring and closing out over ten projects for more than $500 Million in revenue. Most recently, Matt was responsible for the budgeting, analysis, and reporting of a $7 Billion multi-state commercial retail real estate portfolio comprising 30 Million square feet of leasable space. Additionally, in that role, he underwrote close to $1 Billion in transactions. Matt holds a B.S. from San Diego State University, majoring in Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting. 

Max Richley - Acquisitions Associate

Max joined the Versant team as a business development intern assisting with commercial property identification and client prospecting. Following completion of his time as an intern, Max accepted a full-time position as an analyst, and has underwritten over $1B worth of commercial real estate consisting of a wide range of asset classes. Max graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a B.S. in Management Science and a minor in Business, graduating honors with distinction, and holds a Real Estate Salesperson License.

Megan Cobb - Operations Manager

Megan Cobb began her career in the Virtua Partners family with Clear Vista Management, as Principle and Owner Quynh Palomino’s Executive Assistant. She was then promoted to Operations Manager for Versant CRE, and expanded the role to support several of the affiliate companies in the San Diego and Phoenix offices. Megan started her career in New York City designing sleepwear for Victoria’s Secret, then progressed into the Public Relations arena with positions in Restaurant PR and Events and management rolls at several prominent Manhattan Flagships. Ms. Cobb graduated at the top of her class in Textile Design and Marketing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.