Matt Reed, CCIM

Matt Reed helped co-found Tailwater Properties in 2018 based on the belief of a hands-on approach to an ever-changing real estate market. Matt’s unique background helps him take a more analytical view of real estate and come up with feasible solutions to client needs. He has an extensive history with leasing, property management, and site selection throughout the East Tennessee area. Matt has worked across all different property types in his brokerage career, and is always able to find the best execution for his clients. 

Prior to entering the brokerage & development industry, Matt spent seven years as a Senior Loan Producer for First Southern Mortgage Corporation. At First Southern, Matt was responsible for underwriting & producing over $300 million in commercial real estate loans throughout several states and all property types. In addition to general brokerage work, Matt focuses on evaluating development & acquisition opportunities for Tailwater Properties and its clients. Matt combines intimate market knowledge with a strong analytical background to evaluate real estate opportunities.

Matt graduated Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance. He holds a CCIM designation for expertise in commercial real estate, and served as President of East TN Chapter of CCIM. Matt is very involved in the community. He has served as an elder at Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church, chaired the East TN Children’s Hospital Commercial Real Estate Industry Awards event, and served on several local charitable boards. Matt is a Knoxville native living with his wife Ashley, and two young sons Henry & John. He enjoys fishing, golf, and coaching youth sports.