Matthew J. Smetana
Senior Vice President - Edgemark Commercial Real Estate Services LLC
Matthew joined Edgemark in 1997. Matthew is a Senior Vice President. His focus is in commercial retail real estate leasing, sales and tenant site selection. His expertise includes market research and analysis, development implementation of a marketing plan for retail centers throughout the Midwest, drafting and negotiations of proposals, lease and contract negotiations, lease renewal negotiations and identifying and securing sites for national, regional and local retailers.
Matthew has worked in commercial real estate for over 27 years and his past and present Landlord clients include: Principal Life, Sun Life, Reef, CIII, CBRE Investors, American Realty, First Washington, CW Capital, LNR, World Class Capital, Schottenstein Property Group, First Midwest Bank, AmCap Incorporated, Cypress Equities, Inland Group and Maly Commercial Realty, Inc. and various local property owners and developers.
Matthew’s past and present retail clients include: La Z Boy, Inc., Back to Bed, Bedding Experts, Mattress Barn, Precor Home Fitness, Learning Care Group and Natuzzi America’s, Inc. Matthew is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Retail Broker’s Network, and a licensed Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker. He received his B.S. degree in Communications from
Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL.