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Matt Schiffman

CEO/Managing Member





Professional Experience

As CEO/Managing Member of P.A. Commercial, Matt has established himself as a true industry leader in commercial real estate. With over a decade of experience at the firm, he is widely recognized for his exceptional leadership skills, ability to mentor new team members, and implementing new processes that have resulted in exponential growth for the company.

Matt’s extensive knowledge of virtually every aspect of commercial real estate has made him a top producer in office transactions, earning him multiple CoStar Power Broker Awards. He is respected by both clients and associates for his sharp negotiating skills, can-do attitude, and outgoing personality.

As CEO, Matt is responsible for guiding the company’s financial and cultural growth, while also expanding the breadth of services offered to clients. Under his leadership, P.A. Commercial has become a major player in the commercial real estate brokerage industry, with a 25% expansion of the brokerage team.

Possessing strong community ties and a diverse network of relationships with national scope, Matt has a proven track record with owner representation, tenant representation, sales, and leasing. His negotiation skills are second to none, and he has been instrumental in closing deals in office, flex, and new construction projects. Additionally, his background in commercial construction management allows him to advise clients on build-out opportunities, resulting in significant savings of time and capital.

Select Assignments

  • Represented buyer in the $108M West Lafayette Development, Detroit, MI
  • UCC – Multi-family/student family site acquisitions
  • Sale of 2.4-acre hotel development, Livonia, MI
  • Sale of 5-acre development site, Novi, MI
  • Sale of former Opus One building and parking lot, Bricktown Detroit
  • Sale of Mexican Town portfolio – Detroit, MI
  • Leidal & Hart Investments – Leasing and sale of Wayne County Holdings
  • Somnio Global – Represented company in the acquisition of 115,000 sf headquarters
  • Sale of Hecker Smiley Mansion – Midtown, Detroit
  • Sale of Historic Joseph Campau portfolio – Detroit, MI
  • Sale of former Tiger Town building – Corktown Detroit
  • Multiple land acquisition assignments – Detroit CBD
  • Sale of Cummings, McLorey, Davis and Acho, P.L.C. Headquarters, Livonia, MI
  • Sale of 178,000 SF industrial development site, Ypsilanti, MI
  • Landlord Rep – Lease of 31,809 SF industrial space – Novi
  • Landlord Rep – Lease of 19,312 SF office for Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Southfield
  • Landlord Rep – Sale of three-building 84,531 SF office portfolio, Livonia
  • Tenant Rep – Lease of 18,100 SF office suite for PSI Labs, Ann Arbor
  • Landlord/Buyer Rep – Sale of 95,000 SF office building, Southfield
  • Buyer Rep – Sale of 22,000 SF medical building, Livonia
  • Buyer Rep – Sale of 61,315 SF office building, Farmington Hills
  • Landlord/Buyer Rep – Sale of 26,000 SF flex building in downtown Northville
  • Land Assemblage for Multi-family Housing totaling over $160M
  • Landlord Rep – Leasing of 1.3M SF Penobscot Building in Detroit
  • Landlord Rep – 30 leases signed for Tower 14, a 300,000 SF office building in Southfield
  • Buyer Rep – Sale of 7-Retail Buildings | Business & Real Estate Portfolio in Detroit for $9.3M
  • Completed over $40M in sales during COVID-19 pandemic


  • Farmington Area Goodfellows
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Detroit Young Professionals
  • Farmington Downtown Development Authority
  • Farmington Construction Board of Appeals
  • Farmington ZBA
  • Previously served as the Vice President of Michigan Business Leaders
  • Former District Fire Chief (paid volunteer) with the Farmington Hills Fire Department | 2004 – 2021


Largest Sale of a Single Transaction, 2023
P.A. Commercial Dealmaker Awards

Largest Footprint Award, 2023
P.A. Commercial Dealmaker Awards

Largest Footprint Award, 2022
P.A. Commercial Dealmaker Awards

Top Transaction Volume in the Leasing Category, 2021
P.A. Commercial Dealmaker Awards

Pursuit of Excellence Award, 2021
CCIM – Michigan Chapter

Powerbroker Quarterly Deal Award Winner, Q3 2021
CoStar Group

Powerbroker Quarterly Deal Award Winner, Q1 2021
CoStar Group

MVP Award, 2020
P.A. Commercial Dealmaker Awards


Schoolcraft College