Managing Principal, National Net Lease Group & Investment Properties Group
Matthew is the managing principal and co-founder of the SRS National Net Lease Group, based in Newport Beach, California. SRS’ National Net Lease Group is the exclusive net lease investment advisory platform across more than 25 offices nationally for SRS Real Estate Partners. SRS is the largest retail estate firm in North America exclusively focused on retail services, of which Matthew is a member of the board. The firm has a track record spanning over 30 years and billions in transaction volume, and represents over 400 retailers throughout the country.
Matthew is widely recognized as one of the industry’s most active and reputable investment brokers in the country, receiving numerous industry accolades with a track record in excess of $3 billion in transaction volume, including on behalf of the largest property owners domestically and abroad, comprised of both publicly traded entities and private investors. Matthew currently manages a team of over 60 professionals focusing exclusively on the sale of single-tenant and multi-tenant retail properties with more than $1 billion in available property in over 35 states.
He advises clients in the acquisition and disposition of retail investment properties nationwide and is especially adept at aggressively and diligently marketing properties in order to meet the owners’ objectives of price and timing. Matthew’s experience includes hundreds of single-tenant transactions, structured portfolio sales, multi-unit national sale-leaseback portfolio sales, stable core multi-tenant centers, neighborhood, community and power centers, developer sales and pre-sales, and distressed asset sales throughout the U.S.
Matthew has an MBA in real estate finance from the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine, and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from California State University, Long Beach.
Matthew was recognized alongside business partner, Patrick Luther, in 2019 as a top three net lease team in the U.S. and the seventh-ranked team in the overall U.S. commercial real estate industry. Additionally, he has been recognized in 2011, 2013, and 2017 by Real Estate Forum Magazine as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” in the U.S. commercial real estate industry, and was recognized by Commercial Property Executive as one of their “Rising Stars.” He has been the recipient of CoStar’s “Power Broker” award for national investment sales for both total volume and number of transaction categories in each year since 2012. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute, the Merage Alumni Association, and sits on the Advisory Board for the Center for Real Estate at the University of California, Irvine.