Meet the team
Over the last several years, Matt has closed on more than 260 acres of land and developed and sold over 2 million square feet of industrial buildings generating nearly $300 million in revenue.
Matt has more than 20 years’ experience in structuring and negotiating complex transactions and in this role is responsible for all property due diligence and entitlements, property development, acquisition and dispositions, contract negotiations, customer and partner relations, broker and lender relationships, property management, tenant improvements, and third-party management relationships. In previous roles with BlueScope, Matt led multiple legal teams and has been a member of various BlueScope management teams in the United States and Australia. Matt is the Chair of the Kansas City chapter of CoreNet.
Senior Manager, Property Development
As the Senior Manager of Property Development, Eric oversees the preconstruction and development efforts of BlueScope Properties Group. As an experienced operations leader, Eric is responsible for taking projects from site selection through due diligence to delivery and stabilization.
Eric has more than decades of experience in all phases of real estate development, from feasibility to disposition. In his previous experience, he led development teams to deliver industrial, multifamily, mixed-use, office, and retail developments regionally and nationally.
Eric earned a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Kansas State University and holds a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development and Finance from The University of Denver.
Preconstruction & Development Manager
As Preconstruction & Development Manager, Denise has 35 years of design-build experience in construction project management and contract delivery stakeholder stewardship. Her past experience includes programming assessment, design, competitive procurement, scheduling and construction within various delivery models of design-build, cost plus, GMP, and lump sum.
Denise works closely with the general contractor throughout the due diligence, preconstruction phase, and construction phases of project delivery.
Preconstruction & Development Manager
As Preconstruction & Development Manager, Ed is responsible for site due diligence, construction overview, reporting, and closeout of BlueScope Properties Group projects.
Ed has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry including work with several national retail building and development programs driving site design, due diligence, project scheduling, design development, construction document production, permitting, and construction administration.
Ed earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Kansas State University. He is a licensed architect, a member of the American Institute of Architects, and he maintains licenses in Arizona, Illinois, and Kansas.
Commercial Finance Manager
As Commercial Finance Manager, Ben leads the financial analysis, reporting, strategy, and planning functions of BlueScope Properties Group.
Ben has more than 20 years’ experience in finance, business development, and strategy with proven success creating and launching strategic partnerships. His past experience includes Big 4 consulting, corporate development at a mobile media startup, and strategy and business development for the leading greeting card company in the world.
Ben earned his BSBA from the University of Missouri and his MBA from Emory University.
As Legal Counsel, Maryteresa is responsible for providing transaction advice, support, and management for BlueScope Properties Group including contract review, drafting, negotiation, and due diligence pertaining to real estate acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, economic development projects, title review, and insurance, zoning and land use, easements, restrictive covenants, and related construction and development legal matters.
Maryteresa has over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions in corporate and private practice environments.
Maryteresa earned both her Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas.
As assistant to the group, Jackie has more than 25 years’ experience of administrative support and as an executive assistant in areas of construction and real estate development. She has been an executive assistant within a design-build construction firm, a real estate developer, and a major hotel developer. She draws on those experiences as direct support for the entire group and works extensively in coordinating all things needed to support group functions including related documents tracking/execution, marketing and trade show support, travel, and expense management.