Matt Knafel is an integral piece of the growth and development of the MK Asset Brokerage platform. He is responsible for leading the charge on new business development. Additionally, his database management skills serve as the backbone of the organization’s contact relationship management program. Matt has sourced over two million square feet of transactions in his relatively short tenure in the business.

Prior to joining MK, Matt was an Associate within the Industrial Services Group at Avison Young where he was a finalist for Avison Young’s companywide Rookie of the Year Award. Matt is a licensed real estate broker in Illinois.

In 2017, Matt was nominated as a finalist for AIRE’s coveted Frank Mahoney Award. A tremendous honor as candidates are chosen, not only for early success as brokers, but because they embody the principles of the award’s eponym – honesty, leadership, and community activism.


· 2017 – Frank Mahoney Award – Finalist

· 2017 – NAIOP Industrial Transaction of the Year – Finalist

Matt graduated from Ball State University with his Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Business Administration. He is an AIRE member and a CCIM candidate.