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Matt Schiffman

CEO/Managing Member

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Professional Experience

Since joining the firm in 2011, Matt has been recognized as an excellent leader in his ability to mentor new team members, implement new processes, and in his knowledge of virtually every aspect of commercial real estate. Over the span of his career, Matt has been a top producer in office transactions and was awarded the CoStar Power Broker Award several times for his work in this typology.

As CEO/Managing Member of P.A. Commercial, Matt guides the company’s financial and cultural growth and concentrates on expanding the breadth of services offered to clients. Prior to becoming CEO, Matt was promoted to Director of Broker Development, where he was instrumental in expanding the brokerage team by 25% to become a major player in the industry.

Possessing years of experience, strong community ties, and a diverse network of relationships with national scope, he has a proven track record with owner representation, tenant representation, sales, and leasing. His skills encompass negotiating transactions for clients in office, flex, and new construction projects. In addition, his background in commercial construction management helps his clients determine build-out opportunities on the spot while saving time and capital. Clients and associates alike respect Matt for his sharp negotiating skills, can-do attitude, and outgoing personality.

Select Assignments/Clients

  • 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 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

Affiliations

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

Awards

Powerbroker Quarterly Deal Award Winner, Q3 2021
CoStar Group

Powerbroker Quarterly Deal Award Winner, Q1 2021
CoStar Group

Team Player Award, 2020
P.A. Commercial
Dealmaker Awards

Education

Schoolcraft College