Matt Handel is Vice President of Acquisitions and Leasing at Alliance Partners. He is responsible for sourcing acquisitions in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as managing the leasing of opportunistic Alliance assets throughout the Alliance East Coast portfolio. Since 2012, Matt has sourced over 1.5M square feet of acquisitions in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and overseen in excess of 1M square feet of leasing in the opportunistic portfolio. In addition to his work at Alliance, Matt also worked for an affiliate of Alliance Partners on the redevelopment and leasing of Arborcrest, a 650,000 sf Class A office project owned by a Maryland based REIT. Matt joined Alliance in 2011 after working in the Philadelphia office of Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”).
Mr. Handel received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College and both a Master of City Planning degree and a Certificate in Real Estate Design and Development through a cooperative program between the School of Design and The Wharton School from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Handel is active with the Philadelphia chapter of the Urban Land Institute.