Matt Cohoat

EVP - 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

CPA - Certified Public Accountant

Cathedral High School - Chairman of the Board

United Way of Central Indiana - Board Member

St. Mary's Child Center - Advisory Board

Western Golf Association - Director

CEO’s for Cities - Member

Honorary Chair - YMCA Westfield