Steve established the Steve T. Matthews Company in 1982. For the past 10 years, Steve has focused on representing the Simon Property Group (SPG), the largest retail real estate investment trust in the country, throughout Central Texas and parts of the Southwestern United States. Steve has also served as an Attorney of Counsel with Barron, Adler & Anderson, L.L.P. since 1987, a boutique firm specializing in Eminent Domain practice.
Beyond his professional commitments Steve serves on the Board of Directors for American Bank as well as being on the Board of Trustees for Marbridge Foundation. He has served as president of several Austin-based organizations including: Austin Commercial Real Estate Society, Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America Executive Board of Austin, President and Co-Founder of Keep Austin Beautiful, and Vice President of The Real Estate Council of Austin.
Steve graduated with a B.B.A. from the University of Texas in 1970 followed by a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1972. Steve has been a licensed real estate broker in the state of Texas since 1973 and a member of the State Bar since 1972.
Since 1982, the Steve T. Matthews Co. has serviced a wide range of clients in commercial transactions that include: the Simon Property Group, Columbia St. David's hospital, the Trammel Crow Company, Chelsea Premium Outlets, the Covert Family, Walter Vacker & Associates, Sandy Gottesman, and Hunt Properties.
Steve's Eminent Domain representation has included: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), BFI, HEB, La Quinta Inns, May Department Stores (Foley's), Sears, Roebuck & Company, Simon Property Group, and Lumberman's Investment Corporation.