Venture One Makes Two Promotions Within Its Chicago Investment And Development Team

Rosemont, IL– December 8, 2022 – Venture One Real Estate has made two promotions within its Chicago Investment and Development team.  Matt Knoff has been promoted to Asset Manager and will lead the Chicago asset management team.  Michael Clewlow has been promoted to Acquisitions Associate.

In his new role, Matt Knoff will oversee the leasing and asset management for the company’s Chicago portfolio. The portfolio currently consists of 61 buildings totaling 7,635,000 SF with over 105 tenants. Since joining the company in March of 2022, Matt served on Venture One’s Development team as a senior analyst.

Prior to Venture One, Matt was a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Office Investment Sales Team where he was responsible for the underwriting and marketing of institutionally owned office dispositions across Chicago and the broader Midwest. Matt graduated from the University of Indiana with Bachelor of Science in Business degrees in both Finance and Real Estate. He remains active in Indiana University’s Real Estate Alumni Network as well as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago.

Michael Clewlow will take on a new role within the Chicago Investment team at Venture One.  In his new position, Michael will be responsible for sourcing and acquiring new industrial acquisitions for Venture One’s VK Fund Platform. Venture One is currently investing its sixth fund within the VK fund series, which will place $255 million of equity into industrial acquisitions in Chicago, the Northeast and Florida.  Michael previously served as a senior analyst on Venture One’s Investment team.

Prior to joining Venture One in 2020, Michael was a member of Duff & Phelps’ Real Estate Advisory Group where he was responsible for the preparation of quarterly appraisals and net asset valuation reports across all asset classes. Michael graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Consumer Economics and Finance. He is a member of NAIOP and a junior board member on the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund.