Matt brings over a decade of experience in retail real estate development to the Baker Katz
team. From ground leases in the Bronx, build to suits in South Dakota, to purchases in Florida,
Matt has navigated a wide range of deal types in a wide range of markets. His focus with Baker
Katz is primarily on fostering long-term collaborative relationships with retailers and executing
successful build-to- suit projects.
Before joining the team at Baker Katz, Matt held in-house development manager positions with
The Fresh Market, Advance Auto Parts, and AutoZone. Over the course of his corporate career
he opened over 110 new stores in 17 different states, equating to nearly $200 million in top line
Matt graduated summa cum laude from the University of Mississippi with an MBA in Finance
and a BBA in Behavioral Management with a minor in Real Estate. He lives in Oxford, MS with
his wife Whitney and their two daughters Emmy and Charlie, and enjoys golf, running, fishing,
hunting and traveling.