Matthew Wallace

Market Leader and National Director of Shopping Centers

Shopping Centers

Cleveland, OH

Serving as Market Leader and National Director of Shopping Centers, Matthew Wallace oversees the company’s expansion and amplifies business development, implementing company-wide initiatives, and collaborating to increase productivity and training efforts. Matthew also manages the expansion and development of the Matthews™ Cleveland office. Matthew leads the daily activities and supports the management structure in the workplace while focusing on growing the Matthews™ brand and reputation into new markets. His robust leadership skills and experience make him an asset in recruiting efforts and the overall advancement of Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™. As National Director of Shopping Centers, Matthew is the visionary behind the transformative development of the shopping center platform. Working for a publicly traded REIT as well as a private fund operator, Matthew leveraged his time on the principal side to diversify his background and develop a deep understanding of the intricate mechanisms that drive the real estate market.

Prior to joining Matthews™, Matthew worked as the VP of Transactions for Chase Properties, a Cleveland-based private equity firm. During his tenure, he completed over $250M in transactions, built out a new company-wide asset management system, and helped expand the company’s institutional joint venture relationships. Prior to Chase Properties, Matthew led East Coast acquisitions and dispositions for DDR, a publicly traded REIT, where he completed over $1 billion in transaction volume during his tenure.

B.S., Management
Penn State University

M.S., Economic Policy
DePaul University


  • 2023 – Notable Leader in Real Estate Award – Crain’s Cleveland Business


  • International Council of Shopping Centers Member (ICSC)
  • Member of the Penn State Institute of Real Estate Studies Advisory Board
  • Ohio Real Estate Commission
  • License No. 2021006798 (OH)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker: BRKP.2024002419 (OH)


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