Matt Cohoat

Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer

Matt Cohoat was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Becknell Industrial in January 2011. Matt oversees strategic planning, corporate administration, risk management, human resources, IT and capital management. He is also responsible for all accounting and financial reporting functions, including property, construction and consolidation accounting systems and records.

A 30-year real estate industry veteran, Matt is widely recognized for his management of key banking and institutional investor relationships. Prior to joining Becknell Industrial, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Duke Realty Corporation, where he was employed for over 18 years. In addition, Matt also spent eight years as a Senior Manager at Ernst and Young.


Bachelor of Science - Purdue University

Achievements & Affiliations

Certified Public Accountant - CPA

Chairman of the Board - Cathedral High School

Board Member - United Way of Central Indiana

Advisory Board - St. Mary's Child Center

Director - Western Golf Association

Member - CEO’s for Cities