Matt Brooks

Managing Director

As a Managing Director at Faris Lee Investments, Matt Brooks is a founding member of Faris Lee Investments’ Mid-Market Team along with Joe Chichester. The Mid-Market Team specializes in retail advisory to private clients, family offices, developers, and private equity firms on disposition marketing, retail/mixed-use development, and sales negotiations.

Matt is focused on unanchored multi-tenant retail centers and single tenant assets across the country. He has transacted and underwritten nearly $700M in retail properties across the retail spectrum, representing both Sellers and Buyers.  He has served in a variety roles at Faris Lee Investments including managing the Trading Desk. The Trading Desk handles all 1031 Exchange requirements directly with investors and with the brokerage community; cross-sells both on-market and privately marketed opportunities; as well as buyer sourcing and deal matching.

Matt is an alumni of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Economics and played 4 years of FBS football. Upon graduation, he served 6 years as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps, where he deployed twice to Ar Ramadi, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Matt is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); traveling nationwide to attend national and regional conferences.

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