EVP - Chief Financial Officer
Matt Cohoat was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Becknell Industrial in January 2011.
Mr. Cohoat oversees strategic planning, corporate governance administration, risk management, human resources and IT. He also is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting functions including: Property, Construction and Consolidation accounting systems and records.
An over thirty-year real estate industry veteran, Matt is widely recognized for his management of key banking and institutional investor relationships and works with Becknell’s Head of Capital Markets to secure and manage investment capital. 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.
Matt received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Purdue University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Matt has served on numerous community service boards and currently is on the Board at Cathedral High School, Board of the United Way of Central Indiana, on the Advisory Board at St. Mary’s Child Center and serves as a Western Golf Association Director.
Bachelor of Science - Accounting
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