Matt focuses on representation for sellers, buyers, tenants and landlords in all aspects of commercial real estate in Southern Illinois, including office, retail, industrial, land, multifamily and investment properties. Over the 12+ years in commercial real estate, he has leveraged the experience gained during his prior position as a route sales associate, through which he became acquainted with a wide array of customers and gained an appreciation for individual client needs and wants.
Born and raised in Southern Illinois, Matt has an intimate understanding of the market in which he operates.
Always driven by a desire deliver the utmost satisfaction, Matt prides himself with creating long-term relationships with his clients, truly listening to them, and providing them with the most comprehensive and professional real estate services to achieve success in their commercial real estate endeavors. He is also an Illinois licensed and approved fee negotiator, providing land acquisition services for both private and public entities throughout Southern Illinois.
Matt recently represented United Refrigeration in the lease of a 20,000-square-foot relocation to Collinsville, Ill. He sold a 15-acre tract of land in Edwardsville for a new student housing development serving Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE). Matt also worked on two Right-of-Way acquisitions for the Southwestern Illinois Flood Prevention District Council as part of the critical levee improvement project it is overseeing along the Mississippi River from Columbia, Ill. to Alton, Ill.
He currently serves as vice chairman of the Economic and Development Committee for the Belleville Chamber of Commerce, while also contributing his time on various sub-committees on a case-by-case basis.
He and his wife Erin reside with their six-year-old twins Max and Vivian in Millstadt, Ill.
I am passionate about respect for and kindness to others. Whether it’s as simple as holding the door for someone or going out of one’s way to make someone else’s day a little better, I truly believe there is a snowball effect when small acts of respect and kindness are displayed.
- National Association of Realtors
- Illinois Realtors
- Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois
- Belleville Chamber of Commerce (Vice-Chairman of the Economic Development Committee)
- Member of the Millstadt Commercial Club
- Southwestern Illinois College -- Belleville, Ill.
1,780 SF Office Building for Sale
1,782 SF building with a single tenant occupying 400 +/- SF on main level. 3 large offices, conference room and kitchenette, along with 12 foot ceilings on 1st floor. New carpet in all offices. 2nd floor has 3/4 bath, open living space and kitchen area (possible apartment). 2 new furnaces installed in 2019, along with 2 new exterior AC units. All duct work replaced in 2018.
80+/- Acre Residential Development Site
80 +/- Acre Development Site Available For Sale, Will divide. Ideal site for a residential development; all utilities are available at or near site, Currently Zoned Agricultural. Easy access to Columbia and Belleville via Route 158.
Retail/Office Space for Lease
Storefront Office/Retail Space for Lease. Up to 8,480 SF Contiguous Retail/Office Space available. Can be divided into 3,040 SF, 5,440 SF and 1,773 SF. All Full Service Leases. Located in Historic Downtown Belleville, 1 Block from the Square. Public parking lot behind buildings. Main level completely remodeled with new electric, HVAC and plumbing.Lease Rate: $15.
Fully Leased 4 Plex Apartment Complex
Investment Opportunity! Four 4-Plex Apartment Buildings; Fully Leased. All brick, 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Units. On-site Laundry. New roof in 2012. Located near Restaurants/Banks and Service Stations.*Seller has 2 additional Multi-Family Properties Available for SaleSale Price: $750,0008.41% CAP Rate/7.
Fully Leased Multi-Family Investment Opportunity
Excellent Investment Opportunity! Sale includes 4 Duplex's (102/104, 111/113, 112/116 & 131/133 Howard Drive). Fully Leased, 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Units. Tenant pays all utilities, trash and lawn care.*Seller has 2 additional Multi-Family Properties Available for SaleSale Price: $360,00011.
Fully Leased 17 Unit Apartment Building for Sale
Investment Opportunity! 2 Story, 17-Unit Apartment Complex located half block of West Main Street. All brick, New Roof in 2012 and On-Site Laundry with Storage Rooms for all Tenants.*Seller has 2 additional Multi-Family Properties Available for Sale.Sale Price: $700,0009.
4,444 SF Office Building for Sale
Chiropractic/Medical office located half block from lighted intersection. Main floor has 3 exam rooms, large open bull-pen area, private office, reception with waiting area, ADA restroom. Second floor consists of a 4 bedroom, 2 bath apartment with kitchen, living room, laundry room and third story dormer. Apartment currently rented.
0.98 Acre Corner Development Site
0.98+/- Acres located at the "epicenter" of Millstadt, Illinois. Lighted 4-way stop, with a combined traffic count of 14,800 CPD. 160' of Frontage on East Washington (IL Route 158) and 242' on South Jefferson. All Utilities available at Site.
3,000 SF Office/Retail Space For Lease in Chateau Plaza
3,000 SF of Retail/Office Space fronting the North/South thoroughfare of Illinois Route 159, with over 25,000 CPD. Located in Chateau Plaza with Dollar General, Little Caesar's Pizza, Jazzy 159 Lounge and Bar, and USave Cleaners. Ample parking, marquee signage, lighted intersection and a 12' overhead door.Lease Rate: $13.
Former Fortel's Pizza Restaurant
Former 4,458 SF Fortel's Pizza Building for Sale. Located in Fairview Heights Retail Corridor. Sale Includes Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment. Restaurant seats 130, Private Meeting Room, Gaming Area, Male/Female Restrooms, Kitchen with 20 FT Hood and Fire Suppression,Three Phase Electric, Storage and Office Area, Marquee Signage and parking lot for 40 Vehicles.
80+/- Acre Residential Site
80+/- Acres; Gently Rolling; 65+/- Acres Tillable. Residential / Estate Home Development Opportunity. Located in the Millstadt #160 School District off Town Hall Road in Un-Incorporated St. Clair County.
1.78+/- Acre Commercial Development Site
1.78+/- Acres Located on Frank Scott Parkway West, half a block from West Main Street. Property situated next door to Commerce Bank, Althoff High School, The Bank of Edwardsville and The Abbey Coffee House. All Utilities on Site and Curb Cut in Place.Sale Price: $6.