Meet The Matchmakers


Matchmakers In The City was founded by sisters and celebrity Matchmakers, Alessandra Conti and Cristina (Conti) Pineda 8 years ago in the heart of Beverly Hills, California.  Since its founding, Matchmakers In The City has expanded to multiple cities but remains a boutique matchmaking firm focusing on a private and personalized approach that all of our Matchmakers and team work hard to maintain.  Certified Matchmakers by the Matchmaking Institute through the New York Department of Education, our Matchmakers have worked with business CEOs, industry leaders, celebrities, and professionals looking for love.  

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Meet Our Founders


Matchmakers In The City was co-founded 8 years ago by sisters and Celebrity Matchmakers, Alessandra Conti and Cristina Conti Pineda.  The sisters lead the team of Matchmakers, and have been featured on MTV, CBS, FOX, The CW, and more. The sisters have been the personal matchmakers for CEO's, celebrities, royals, athletes, entertainment moguls, and industry leaders, and have been recognized by Forbes and Business Insider among others.

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Cristina (Conti) Pineda, MA, CMM

Celebrity Matchmaker & 

Dating Coach


Cristina (Conti) Pineda is Co-Founder and Celebrity Matchmaker at Matchmakers In The City, a personal Matchmaking firm in LA, NYC, SF, and Washington, DC.  After studying at Oxford University, Conti obtained a Master's degree.  Conti has published feature articles on Elite Daily,, and Entity Magazine among others.  A frequent keynote speaker at venues like the Guggenheim Museum NYC and the Peninsula Hotel Beverly Hills, Cristina has 8 years of professional Matchmaking experience.  A Matchmaking Institute Certified Matchmaker and on the Board of Advisors for the Dating Experts Bureau, Cristina has worked with thousands of Clients.  Cristina was introduced to her husband by her sister and co-founder, Alessandra and got married herself in April 2017!  For more, visit

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Alessandra Conti, CMM

Celebrity Matchmaker & Dating Coach


One of the most sought after Matchmakers and Dating Coaches in Beverly Hills, Alessandra Conti specializes in high-profile, celebrity matches, and has been the personal Matchmaker to A-listers, royalty, and a number of public figures.  Conti is a Matchmaker behind MTV's Are You The One, and is a frequent media guest. Conti is the go-to Celebrity Matchmaker for Vivica A. Fox's show on CBS, Face The Truth, and has been featured on NBC's Access Hollywood, Celebuzz, The CW, and Fox News among others. A regular contributor for Elite Daily, Conti has published multiple feature articles about love and relationships at, Fox News Magazine, Bustle and a variety of other magazines and publications. With 8 years of professional Matchmaking experience, Alessandra has worked with thousands of single men and women and is versed in the fields of interpersonal relationships, body language, and lie detection. A Member of the Forbes Business Council and a Matchmaking Institute Certified Matchmaker, Alessandra has been recognized as one of the top influencers in the Matchmaking field. Alessandra previously had residences in London and Washington, DC, and now calls Los Angeles home. For more, visit 

Matchmaker Spotlight


Our team of Matchmakers are trained in communications, psychology, recruitment, and more, and are educated by top universities including Harvard University, Oxford University, Columbia University, New York University, and more. 

Matchmakers In The City is certified by the Matchmaking Institute through the New York Department of Education.  Each Matchmaker works regularly with business CEOs, industry leaders, celebrities, and professionals looking for love.  

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Our Matchmakers are represented by GERSH Agency and have been featured on major media outlets and organizations.

Maleeza K., Matchmaker

Maleeza is a Matchmaker at Matchmakers In The City. A British expat raised in a hamlet in sumptuous Cornwall, UK, Maleeza gained a BA in the Culinary Arts and Fine Hospitality. After a decade at the helm of a notable beauty styling agency, Maleeza elevated the careers of numerous aspiring creative artists transforming many into household names. In addition to producing glamorous high profile celebrity projects, she has introduced couples to the love of their lives and helped them thrive in their relationships. Through years of private Matchmaking and Date and Relationship Coaching, joining Matchmakers In The City was a lateral transition. A former competitive equestrian with a penchant for culinary delights and a lust for life, when not Matchmaking, Maleeza can be found enjoying one of her favorite pastimes: hiking, cooking up a storm, or reading a great book.

Liat S., Matchmaker & Client Relations Manager

Liat is a Matchmaker and Client Relations Manager at Matchmakers In The City. Raised intermittently between England and Israel, she attended the prestigious private Gretz school of Tel Aviv, as well as the top performing King David institute in her home town of Liverpool. Liat is a Law graduate of Ivy League Manchester University, and began her career as an International Company Trainer, developing senior professionals across Europe. Her success led her to the heart of the London finance and business hub, where she was part of a niche elite head hunting team specializing in placing uber successful professionals into Fortune 500 companies. Liat is hugely into self development and spent recent years project-leading emotional intelligence tools on a consultancy basis, rolling them out internationally. She has an excellent track record for helping others acquire confidence, drive and achieve their highest potential, both professionally and personally. She is passionate about helping develop the mind, body and soul of others to help them lead a long and enriching life. In her spare time she follows her literary passion, writing children’s books and various lifestyle articles. She can be found enjoying hikes, beach days and travel with her husband, son and beloved dog.

Daliya K., Dating Coach & Matchmaker

Daliya is a Matchmaker and Dating Coach at Matchmakers in the City. An esteemed Matchmaker and Dating Coach who has worked privately for years with men and women on their journeys to love, Daliya brings a success-oriented mindset when she works with her clients.  Armed with a Masters Degree from New York University (NYU), Daliya's extensive education assists her in working with a variety of personality types.  She utilizes her intuitive nature and attention to detail to select the best matches.  The co-host of the hit Hollywood show "All My Single Friends", Daliya loves to use social events to help introduce singles. Daliya has also toured the country with her love advice and baking show, using baking to coach her audience members through their romantic obstacles and queries. Daliya’s years as a performer, personal Matchmaker, and Dating Coach make her an expert in finding the joy in dating. Her clients love her for being encouraging and giving them the confidence to move forward with exploring the dating world and validating their decisions and feelings around it.  When she is not helping her clients find love, Daliya can be found baking, cooking, dancing, and eating with any and all of her favorite people (and puppies!).

Anasia O., Matchmaker & Membership Manager

Anasia is a Matchmaker and Client Relations Manager at Matchmakers in the City. Born and raised in Michigan, Anasia obtained a journalism degree from Michigan State University before moving on to complete an M.B.A. After moving to Los Angeles in 2008, she spent 10 years working in public relations for major non profit organizations, healthcare corporations, and financial institutions before starting her own boutique public relations firm, where she did media relations and on camera training for doctors, athletes, celebrities, executives, and authors. A people person by nature, and natural matchmaker, she loves using her dynamic communications and interpersonal skills to connect people with kindred spirits. In her spare time, Anasia enjoys working as a writer and correspondent for several media outlets, working out, cooking, traveling, spending time with her husband and toddler son and supporting positive causes. 

Anthony C., Membership Manager

Anthony is the Membership Manager for Matchmakers In The City. Born and raised an L.A local, he brings his experience in Television, Film, Media, and Entertainment Marketing to the team. As Membership Manager, Anthony makes it his initiative that all of our MITC Bachelors and Bachelorettes receive the best treatment at MITC, make sure all emails and calls get sent out and done accordingly, keeping an eye out for the latest events, and if conflict arises, finds the quickest way to solve it quickly and effectively. Being the lone man of the MITC team, Anthony brings a male perspective when it comes to our clients, bringing insight about male culture, guiding our bachelors to being their true gentleman, and guiding our bachelorettes to understanding the male's emotional wall. When Anthony isn't working, he enjoys playing volleyball or tennis, being a foodie, or surfing the world wide web. 

Jenny (Applebaum) J., Matchmaking Consultant

Jenny (Applebaum) Jacobs is a Matchmaking Consultant at Matchmakers In The City.  Jenny is a collaborative Matchmaker with Matchmakers In The City, which drives her mission to bring more quality singles together.  

Jenny spends time planning and hosting various social and educational events and seminars, including workshops with knowledgeable speakers and experts, speed dating parties, interactive mixers, Shabbat dinners, weekend retreats, and more. 

Bailey P., Matchmaker & Membership Manager

Bailey is a Matchmaker & Membership Manager at Matchmakers In The City. A California native, brings her experience in journalism, communications, and fashion to the team. With a Bachelor’s degree in Communication with a special focus on relational communication, Bailey is keen and intuitive with finding matches. Understanding how relationships form our identity and affect our well-being led Bailey to guiding others in her own unique philanthropic way. Bailey spends her free time traveling, painting, golfing, collecting rings, making memories with friends, and being a dog mom to her poodle Bruno.

Natalie G., Matchmaker & Stylist

As a Matchmaker and Membership Manger at Matchmakers in the City, Natalie Garavelli brings her southern charm and her vivacious flair to this magical team.  Natalie has worked with hundreds of MITC Members through Matchmaking, Date Coaching, Image Consulting, and Relationship Advising.  Through previously working in the entertainment industry, casting, and in a various managerial positions supporting top companies in Hollywood, Natalie brings her organizational skills, knowledge of communications, and love for bringing people together to the MITC team.  When Natalie is not in the MITC office, she can be found at a lounge listening to live music, biking on the beach, at a bowling alley, or dancing like nobody's watching.  No matter what the location may be, the conversation is always the same: how can she help singles better understand who they want to be in a relationship and who they desire to be with.  Natalie loves sharing her laughter, genuine care and natural intuition with the lovely Bachelorettes and Bachelors of Matchmakers In The City.

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Our founders, sisters & Celebrity Matchmakers, Alessandra Conti &

Cristina Conti Pineda,

are recognized by

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11620 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 900

Los Angeles, CA. 90025


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