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, Clough & Oddo, LLP 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 and Executive Committee of the Capitol Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He has served as president of several Austin-based organizations including: Austin Commercial Real Estate Society, President of Rotary Club of Austin, Vice President of The Real Estate Council of Austin and President and Co-Founder of Keep Austin Beautiful.
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, ACC, Hunt Properties and City of Cedar Park.
Steve's Eminent Domain representation has included: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), BFI, HEB, La Quinta Inns, May Department Stores (Foley's), Sears, Roebuck & Company, Dillard's, Simon Property Group, and Lumberman's Investment Corporation and Hunt Properties.