Gateway Property Services

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Matthew has almost 20 years of commercial real estate, investment and construction/development experience. He has represented retail and office tenants as well as buyers, sellers and landlords of properties. He also represents the sale of businesses when the majority of the underlying asset value is commercial real estate. Matthew has led investment groups in acquisitions and development and has the ability to put his experiences to work for all his other clients.

Matthew has worked with Dollar General Corporation as a contract consultant to restructure a portion of its lease portfolio. He holds a B.B.A. in Accounting and an M.B.A. from Belmont University. He has also studied commercial real estate investment at New York University and holds a C.C.I.M. (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation.

Matthew is an alumnus of Young Leaders Council, he was the 2010 Board Chair for Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity and he is an active member of Downtown Nashville Rotary Club. He takes his business experience back into the classroom as an adjunct faculty member of Belmont University's business school. Matthew was recently nominated as an honorary member of Belmont's chapter of Sigma Nu Tau Entrepreneurship Honor Society for his achieved distinction as an entrepreneur. He was nominated with other community leaders as a 'New Face in Philanthropy' for his work in the community and most recently, he was awarded a Nashville Emerging Leaders Award by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce in the Real Estate category for both his professional accomplishments and community leadership. He is an active member at Christ the King in Nashville and is an avid runner, completing several marathons. Matthew resides in Nashville with his wife, Tara, and daughter, Kennedy.

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Matthew offers services as a dedicated, decisive and detail orientated professional with over 20 years of sales, marketing and licensing experience in the United States and internationally. His success is achieved through developing trusting relationships based on integrity, professional character and industry expertise. With this approach, he generates new business opportunities and manage business relationships in an effective manner.

Matthew focuses on the sales and acquisition of convenience markets, self-storage developments while also assisting clients in locating new office and retail space.

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Sara J. Ody joins the Gateway Team as a Licensed Real Estate Agent. With more than 20 years of business affairs, marketing and licensing experience in the US and internationally, she is a positive and detail oriented professional, devoted to achieving goals for her clients and herself. She plans to work with her husband, Matthew Ody, on income-producing properties. In her free time, Sara accepts commission work as an accomplished artist, creating pastel portraits. She specializes in children and pets, her most recent show was entitled "Loved Ones".

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Max founded the company in 1966. He brings many years of experience in commercial real estate. His representation has included developed and undeveloped properties, with a wide dollar range of experience. He has also advised and consulted many clients during the site selection process. Max has also handled the management and sales of his own investment properties, which gives him first-hand knowledge he uses to advise clients. His negotiation skills are guaranteed to maximize your dollar.

Max has been involved in the Franklin Chamber and is an member of New Vision Baptist Church in Murfreesboro. He enjoys the outdoors hunting and fishing.


Chris joins our team as an accomplished business owner and entrepreneur. With nearly 20 years specializing in hospitality and individual franchise holdings, Chris is well versed in negotiating the development of multiple business platforms.

His successes include the restaurant and tavern industries, multiple years in nationally recognized franchises, as well as industry changing commercial start-ups.

Attention to detail, and perseverance of the projects from start to finish, Chris has the ability to assist clients with everything from business acquisitions, to site selections, as well as retail, professional and mixed use spaces.