Matthew Fenster heads Etkin’s third party leasing and business development activities with a focus in healthcare properties. He has been involved in real estate development, operations, leasing and management for more than 30 years. Matt has been responsible for the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and management of over 5 million square feet of office, industrial, and retail space in the Midwest and over $500 million in lease/sales transactions.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate & Finance from Eastern Michigan University, as well as professional designations from CoreNet and the Commercial Real Estate Institute.
Matt started his real estate career as a tenant rep and leasing agent in 1991 and soon started to represent some of the nations largest corporations and institutions in their real estate activities. Over the past 30 years Matt has represented such institutional clients as American Healthcare Investors, Great Lakes REIT, CNL Healthcare Properties and TCF/Chemical Bank as well as corporate clients including AT&T, Thomson/Reuters Corporation, Dayco Products/Mark IV LLC, Cengage Learning and CNA Insurance.
Matt has lived in the Detroit area his entire life.