Matthew J. Klein


President and Chief Executive Officer

Job Functions: Executive, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Development, Investment Management, Research & Strategy


Matt Klein is President and CEO of Akridge, a commercial real estate investor, developer, and operator. Matt has over 30 years of hands-on real estate experience and has been President of Akridge since 2001.


Matt is responsible for the strategic and operational direction for all aspects of the company’s business, including property operations, strategic planning, corporate governance, acquisitions, development, finance, and partner relations. Matt initiated and directed the strategy and successful institutional fund raising associated with the Akridge Office Fund, a comingled, closed end, discretionary investment fund.


Matt is immediate past Chairman of the ULI Washington District Council and Chair of ULI Washington’s Governance Committee; a past Chair of the Washington DC Chamber of Commerce; past Chairman of the Board for the Downtown Business Improvement District; on the Board of Directors of the DC Policy Institute; a member of The Greater Washington Board of Trade, the World Presidents’ Organization and, the Federal City Council; and, has served on the Mayor’s Green Ribbon Committee and Streetcar Advisory Task Force.


Matt earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type