Matt Epple is Partner - Development and Brokerage for the Austin office of Weitzman. Epple identifies and executes development and acquisition opportunities for the for the company in Central Texas. He also oversees the Austin office’s brokerage team and works with its members to extend the firm's reach and presence with clients, prospects and the overall industry at large. Currently, the office’s brokerage team is responsible for leasing more than 10 million square feet of space in projects ranging from office buildings, small neighborhood strips to large regional-draw power and specialty retail destinations. Epple also directs the Corporate Services Division in Austin, which offers office tenant representation services, and specializes in retail tenant representation, investment sales, and project representation. Clients he represents include Chase Bank, Sam’s Club (disposition), Wingstop, Anytime Fitness and a number of local Austin businesses.
Honors and Awards
Epple ranked in Weitzman's statewide Top 10 Producers for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021. In 2006, his first year with the firm, he was recognized as Rookie of the Year for Weitzman on a companywide basis. In addition, CoStar has recognized Epple numerous times as a Power Broker based on transaction volume. He has also been ranked as a Heavy Hitter in the Austin Business Journal multiple times.
Epple has been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Real Estate Council of Austin, the Commercial Brokers Association (CBA), and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Epple was appointed to the RECA Leadership Development Council in 2008. He also is a member of the University of Texas Real Estate Finance and Investment Center (REFIC).
Epple received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.