Matt Connolly is Senior Vice President of Development and has over 22 years of diverse experience in the commercial real estate development and construction industry. He joined in the company in 2009 and is currently responsible for the Molasky’s Government Properties Division’s overall development activities with primary focus on build-to-suit projects in the federal, public, and corporate sectors. Matt’s career experience includes development and construction management of office, corporate and multifunctional facilities for national corporations, institution owners, and governmental entities totaling over 5 million square feet and exceeding $1.5 billion in market value.
At Molasky, Matt has led the development of over $800 million and 2 million square feet of high-profile federal and corporate build-to-suit projects throughout the country. Notable projects include six regional FBI field offices in Boston, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Cincinnati, Portland and San Diego, Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinics in Birmingham and Eugene, National Archives in St. Louis, and the Blue Cross Blue Shield regional service center in Columbus, Georgia.
Before joining Molasky, Matt served as Senior Director of Development for Barry Real Estate Companies with a focus on pursuing, and developing build-to-suit projects for the federal government. Prior to Molasky Matt served as Senior Director of Development for a public traded REIT, where he was responsible for the overall development and construction within their Public Properties subsidiary. Matt has an extensive construction background gained through holding senior construction and development positions at Hardin Construction Company and Clark Construction Group, where he managed large complex projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.
Matt attended the University of Virginia, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, and University of Richmond where he earned his Masters of Business Administration. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering; a LEED Accredited Professional, and a member of United States Green Building Council (USGBC).