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Matthew Wassel, as Principal, oversees the firm’s leasing platform and directs marketing, tenant targeting, and lease execution for Saxum’s portfolio.
Since joining Saxum in 2018, Matthew has spearheaded leasing efforts in the firm’s value add and development portfolios, transacting with a variety of tenants across multiple asset classes. Matthew is instrumental in developing investment strategies and managing project execution, risk mitigation, and asset management functions throughout the deal process.
Prior to joining Saxum, Matthew was a key member on a market leading leasing team at CBRE. While at CBRE, Matthew oversaw the marketing and leasing of over four million square feet of Class A office and mixed-use product valued at over $1B, representing institutional and locally-owned real estate funds. Matthew represented and served as an advisor for large corporate occupiers, including national strategic portfolio management and lease execution for Fortune 100 companies.
In his career, Matthew has transacted over $500M in leases ranging across various asset classes, including office, retail, industrial, and mixed-use.
Matthew is a graduate of Middlebury College with a B.S. in Psychology, minoring in Spanish.