A multi-generation Bentonville native, Matt recalls growing up in Northwest Arkansas before its explosive growth into one of the nation’s most dynamic metropolitans [Milken Institute]. It was during his upbringing, hunting and fishing with family, that Matt learned to appreciate the native beauty of the Natural State, the importance of hard work, and the meaning of a life lived through Christian values.
Matt established United Country Real Estate Rateliff Lifestyle Properties alongside his brother Michael in January 2020. The partnership is part of a leading, fully integrated network of conventional and auction real estate professionals across the nation, specializing in lifestyle and country real estate marketing since 1925. The role allows Matt to help others identify and purchase the ideal property that fits their lifestyle.
While an appreciation for land was ingrained in his upbringing, Matt acquired a unique set of real estate skills during a thirteen-year career at Walmart. A proven leader within the retailer’s real estate department, Matt facilitated hundreds of real estate transactions through leasing, acquiring, and disposing of company assets. During this time, he managed a team that repeatedly executed site selection, design, construction, and delivery of Walmart fuel stations.
In 2018, Matt and his wife formed WGH Services, a business that provides sales and supply chain-related services to current or potential Walmart vendors. WGH Services maintains an unwavering focus on delivering results with genuine integrity and steadfast character.
When he’s not working, Matt and his wife, Kerry, enjoy raising their three active boys --- Will, Grayson, and Hayes. The family spends their time at local baseball fields, on their farm hunting and fishing, or at home hosting weekend dinners for extended family and friends.
Matt earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree (Finance and Real Estate) from the University of Arkansas.