Matthew D. Ward


Cresa Washington DC

2 Bethesda Metro Center
Suite 900
Bethesda, MD 20814
301.951.6500 main
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Matthew D. Ward, Principal, joined Cresa in 2011 with more than 10 years of experience as the owner of a real estate finance company, as well as 10 years in commercial real estate. Drawing on his background in finance, Matthew specializes in structuring and analyzing complex transactions on behalf of corporations, educational institutions, law firms, information technology firms, professional services firms and non-profit organizations. His extensive strategic planning experience complements his expertise in real estate and urban development, giving his clients the opportunity to optimize the structure of their real estate holdings.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cresa, Matthew served as Corporate Managing Director for Studley's suburban Washington, DC office.


  • Most Valuable Kids, Advising Board Member
  • Most Valuable Kids, Board Member
  • Bobby Mitchell Hall of Fame Golf Classic, Event Committee Member, benefiting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Habitat for Humanity, Team Leader


  • Top Producer, President's Club, Cresa, 2015
  • Top Producer, Cresa, 2014
  • Top Producer, #1 Broker, Cresa Washington DC, 2013
  • Washington Business Journal's Transaction of the Year Award, Finalist
  • NAIOP MD/DC Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Summit Consulting, LLC, Commercial Interiors Award of Excellence, Recipient, 2015


B.A. Business Administration, American University

Select Clients

  • Source Office Suites
  • H. Beck
  • Interstate Hotels & Resorts
  • Star Compliance
  • Mathtech Inc.
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • EYA
  • Choice Hotels International
  • Paley Rothman
  • BWW Law Group
  • Eagle Academy
  • Charter Schools Development Corporation