Matt Ciganek



Matt has been in the Real Estate business in San Francisco for the past 13 years. In addition to real estate sales, his experience includes six years of appraising commercial and residential real estate. Matt is uniquely qualified to represent you in your transactions from a value standpoint.


At Barbagelata Real Estate, we are well known for our ability to help both buyers and sellers get what they need in the Real Estate Market. When listing property, our average sale was 18% above the list price in 2014. We know what works and how to help a homeowner prepare a property to maximize it’s potential.

If you’d like to get into the details about recent sales or talk about how to find the home you’re looking for in a changing and challenging real estate market, Matt is always available. Let him help you by removing a few variables from the challenging marketplace that is San Francisco Real Estate so you can make the important decisions more easily. Giving you the right information at the right time is important.

After many different career experiences, Matt has really found a home at Barbagelata and in the real estate business. Barbagelata’s history and experience in both residential and investment properties provides a wonderful opportunity to use his ability to discover value and bring that to his clients. Matt has been successful in all types of real estate transactions in San Francisco’s neighborhoods for many years. Barbagelata’s family approach is a perfect fit for his desire to find the right properties for his clients as well as helping them achieve the highest possible price when selling.

Matt developed a clear understanding of market transactions from his years spent selling municipal bonds both in San Francisco and in New York City. During his years trading bonds, he handled more multi-million dollar transactions in a typical month than many top real estate agents handle in their careers.

A bachelor’s degree in Economics from Villanova University adds to his qualifications. He has also taught math and computer skills at K-8 schools in the Bay Area.

He loves all of the opportunities the Bay Area offers which make living here so wonderful. One of his favorite activities is surfing at Ocean Beach and Mavericks near Half Moon Bay. He was once featured on the cover of the Sunday Chronicle surfing at Mavericks. If you happen to see him walking his dog on Ocean Beach, please stop him and say hi!