Matthew Gallo

Managing Director, Development & Investments (Retail)


(214) 770-4590


Matthew serves as Managing Director, Development & Investments (D&I) where he co-leads Foundry’s retail investment platform. Based in Dallas, but with pursuits across the country, he is responsible for sourcing and executing retail investment opportunities. Matthew works closely with other associates throughout the business’s D&I and retail services parts to source investment opportunities, create programs, and raise funds for Foundry’s broader development and acquisition business.

Matthew draws on over a 20-year extensive real estate career specializing in development and acquisitions, including over 2.5 million square feet of development and over $2.5 billion of acquisitions.

Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, Matthew served as COO and Senior Vice President for Lincoln Property Company in Dallas, where he led and managed 65 team members in Lincoln’s retail and mixed-use division engaged in development, acquisition, redevelopment, capital markets, leasing services, as well as asset, property, and construction management. During his nine years with Lincoln, he completed over 36 acquisitions and development deals with an aggregate value of $1.4 billion and raised and placed a $250 million single-tenant net lease fund. During his career, he has also been Vice President of Development and Acquisitions for The Retail Connection as well as Vice President of Development for The MGHerring Group, both in the greater Dallas metro. Prior to these positions, he worked for Prudential (PGIM) in New Jersey and The Carlyle Group in Washington, DC.

Matthew earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting with Special Attainments in Commerce at Washington and Lee University and is a Certified Public Accountant.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting with Special Attainments in Commerce at Washington and Lee University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Community Involvement

  • Member, Urban Land Institute
  • Member, ICSC