As Executive Vice President of Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions, Matt specializes in tenant representation including financial and market analysis and long-term strategic planning. He has a particular expertise in addressing the real estate needs of associations, nonprofit organizations, law firms and other professional services companies. Prior to joining Transwestern, Matt was the co-head of West, Lane & Schlager Realty Advisors’ Law Firm Practice Group and has worked extensively in the downtown and suburban Washington, DC office market.


Matt concentrates on providing creative real estate solutions to associations, not for profit organizations, corporations, professional service company and law firms in the Washington, DC area.  As a principal with West, Lane & Schlager Realty Advisors for over 18 years, Matt completed numerous strategic plans and transactions for some of the most influential non-profits, associations, law firms, professional service companies and NGOs, including the American Councils for International Education, a 45-year-old NGO focused on academic exchange, professional training, distance learning, curriculum and test development.  Matt delivered technical assistance, research, and building evaluation to American Councils resulting in their renewal of 40,000 square feet in a LEED-EB building in the heart of Washington’s Central Business District.
In his early career, Matt gained valuable experience at Equis Corporation, a national corporate real estate company specializing in the exclusive representation of business space users and tenants.  A partial list of Matt’s clients include Atlantic Services Group, Apartment & Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (AOBA), National Council on Aging, Trout Unlimited, Trust for America’s Health, Society of American Florists, Living Cities, Blue Engine Message & Media/Seven Letter, 340B Health, Smart Growth America, West Wing Writers, Fentress Architects, National Association of Attorneys General, Achieving the Dream, NSSF, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Bialek Environments, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Population Services International, The Wendt Center, The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, Land Trust Alliance, Network for Good, BIPAC, OTJ Architects, SShape Architects, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, BSKB, Winston & Strawn, Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll, PLLC, Levine Blaszak Block & Boothby, Sher & Blackwell LLP, Cohen Mohr LLP, Lerman Senter PLLC, McShane PC, Westerman Hattori and Saul Ewing LLP.


  • Former board member of the Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association of Greater Washington (CREBA), and has been awarded membership into its Multi-Million Dollar Leasing Club
  • He holds the prestigious Specialist, Industrial and Office Real Estate designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors and is a LEED Accredited Professional


Matt is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Georgetown Day School in Washington, DC.