Matthew Tarshis joined Frontline Real Estate Partners in July 2013 as an Associate. He is responsible for leasing the company’s owned portfolio consisting of retail properties. In addition to supporting the Frontline team with acquisitions and dispositions, he also represents both landlords and tenants and is involved with lease negotiations, sales, purchasing, market research, and site selection.
Prior to joining Frontline, Matt was a member of RKF where he supported the firm’s Chicago brokerage team on both landlord and tenant representation activities. He also was responsible for updating RKF’s listings database and searches and explored for new retail opportunities.
Previously, Matt was a Managing Partner and Director of Trading Operations at Passaglia Trading for over nine years. There he developed, implemented and executed trading strategies while also recruiting, hiring and training new traders.
Matt earned a Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Speech Communication and Rhetoric from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of Illinois and a Leadership Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago. In addition, Matt is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and an active member of the West Loop Community Organization.
Matt currently lives in Chicago with his wife and two daughters.