Mathew Hartley

Mathew Hartley is a business broker at Benchmark Business Sales & Valuations.


Mathew Hartley has been with Benchmark Business Sales & Valuations since 2013, heading up the specialised division of Supermarkets and Convenience stores. In this time, he has secured a reputation of the ‘go to man’ within this industry, from both Vendors and Buyers.

Mathew has now established a team of Supermarket Brokers in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast and surrounding areas. He has ensured that each Broker has vast experience within the industry. Mathew is dedicated to time spent with his team with assisting, training and mentoring.

As a senior broker, Mathew has a wealth of experience in the industry of Supermarkets, with having worked in the corporate world as a Regional Manager, an Area manager with Metcash to owning his own IGA and Supa IGA stores.

With over 35 years of experience in this industry, he has built strong relationships with other professionals to assist in the purchase and sale of a business, from financial institutions, Solicitors, Accountants, Store Designers, and all trades associated. Mathew also offers Consultancy Services for new owners to the industry.

Mathew also has business relationships with Developers for ‘Greenfield’ sites (new commercial buildings) and has gained experience in selling Commercial properties, with now having many quality Investors ‘cashed up and ready to buy’.

In his spare time, Mathew enjoys spending time with family and friends, boating and fishing, playing tennis and as an avid AFL supporter he loves watching his Collingwood magpies.



AIBB Business Broker of the Year Finalist 2018
Mathew Hartley – 2018 Mathew Hartley was recognised as one of Australia’s best business brokers.
REIQ Award for Excellence Winner 2017
Mathew Hartley – 2017 Matthew Hartley was recognised as one of Australia’s best business brokers.
Benchmark Business Sales Broker of the Year 2016/2017
Mathew Hartley – 2016/17 Mathew Hartley was recognised as one of Australia’s best business brokers

Client Testimonials

"Shane and Carol , 13 Dec 2018 ” Dear Mathew Hartley, Four months have nearly passed since you sold our SPAR Supermarket at Evans Head and it is only now that I have found the time to write to you. It is important to Carol and I that we take the time to extend to you our gratitude for all your…"