Matthew Fainchtein

Matthew Fainchtein

Managing Director, Los Angeles Retail Advisory

Matthew Fainchtein is a Managing Director, Retail Advisory for JLL Los Angeles. Throughout his career, he has played an instrumental role in transforming the retail landscape in many neighborhoods of Los Angeles, helping to establish areas such as the Arts District, Abbot Kinney and Silver Lake as destinations for high end retail and F&B.

Matthew regularly collaborates with some of LA’s largest property owners and developers, helping them develop and execute their vision with success. He represents an extensive list of landlord clients throughout Los Angeles, including Regency Centers on their redevelopment of the Town & Country asset across from The Grove & Original Farmers Market; the repositioning of Topanga Village on behalf of the Kroenke Group; and high street retail assets like 425 N. Canon Drive, 267 N Canon Drive in Beverly Hills, 8901 Melrose Avenue, 641 N. Robertson Blvd (Anawalt Lumber) in West Hollywood and, 1401 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica. where he recently executed a lease with Raising Cane’s.

On the investment side, Matthew has sold trophy properties around LA, including the sale of Studio City Place for $42 million as well as the sale of 2.83 acres of un-entitled development land in Marina Del Rey for a record price of $37 million.

Prior to joining JLL, Matthew spent nine years at Cushman & Wakefield, specializing in urban and high-street retail. Before transitioning to real estate in 2008, he began his career in the entertainment industry as a literary agent at CAA and UTA. Matthew currently resides in Hancock Park with his wife and two children.