Hugh Williams

MK Asset Management, LLC

(224) 580-22667


Des Plaines, IL (May 10, 2022)—MK Asset, a real estate investment and management services firm, has announced the promotion of Matt Knafel to Managing Director and Marco Federow to Director, effective immediately, according to Hugh Williams, Principal and Managing Broker of the firm.

Knafel, 30, was also named Cold Storage Lead for the company based on his expertise in the food and beverage / cold chain sectors. Likewise, Federow, 29, was named Transportation Lead to acknowledge his experience in logistics, trucking and trailer storage. Williams said clients can rely on the subject-matter knowledge that Knafel and Federow bring to MK Asset when transacting in these verticals industries.

“Matt and Marco distinguished themselves this past year by bringing forward creative solutions that produced terrific outcomes for MK Asset clients,” Williams said. “They committed considerable time and energy toward becoming experts, and MK Asset is pleased to recognize them as our thought leaders in these critical sectors.”

Knafel recently executed transactions for clients Lakeshore Beverage and Moesle Meats, who relied on his expertise to navigate through complex refrigeration and storage issues. Federow recently closed nearly $10 million in transactions where logistics and trailer storage were key considerations.

“Our clients rely on MK Asset to aggregate the resources necessary to solve mission-critical challenges, not just the cookie-cutter ones,” Williams said. “We don’t claim to be experts at everything. But, we lean in heavy to those sectors that developers and occupiers say are the most important to them.”

MK Asset is a vertically integrated real estate investor, operator and third-party service provider. Its team of Principals draw on decades of experience in a broad spectrum of real estate investment, brokerage, development and management as both an operator and service provider to third party clients. MK has deep institutional and family office relationships with a discretionary pool of patient and flexible capital seeking asymmetric risk/reward opportunities throughout the United States that drive appropriate risk-adjusted returns for our investors. For more information on MK Asset, visit our website at