Matt Mager joined Besen Partners in 2005 and promptly formed Besen Retail, a division dedicated to a simple premise – to enthusiastically provide quality, relationship-driven retail leasing services to both landlords and tenants in the metropolitan New York area. Under Matt’s leadership, Besen Retail has successfully handled a variety of assignments – from single stores as small as 300 square feet to new construction with more than 50,000 square feet of retail and office space. In 2015, Besen Retail proudly celebrated its Tenth Anniversary.
In addition to his role with Besen Retail, Matt serves as General Counsel to Besen Partners, representing the company and all of its entities in various matters, including leases, asset management, insurance, human resources and compliance. Prior to joining the company, Matt practiced as an attorney for more than ten years.
Matt is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He graduated from Lehigh University with a B.A. in History. He also holds a J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University, and is licensed to practice law in the state of New York.