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Matthew S. Krell

Senior Managing Director

As a retail specialist, Senior Managing Director Matthew Krell focuses on both high-profile landlord and tenant representation throughout the country. On the tenant representation side of his business, Mr. Krell has assisted some of America's most highly regarded retailers in implementing site selection and expansion strategies. His intimate knowledge of high street retail's biggest and best addresses throughout the United States is evident through his strategic work with clients such as Aldo, Lush Cosmetics, Fossil, Kendra Scott, Patagonia and Theory. While based in Manhattan, Mr. Krell utilizes his inner circle of best-in-class colleagues who regularly assist in site selection and the execution of stratedgy for outer markets spanning across the U.S.

Mr. Krell's wide-ranging awareness and understanding of how retailers think and operate has provided his team with a competitive advantage when assisting landlords in the leasing of their buildings. Mr. Krell's agency experience includes a roster of institutional landlords as well as co-op boards and individual building owners. He has worked on high-profile leasing assignments for The Durst Organization at 4 Times Square; the US Trust Building at 114 West 47th Street; Invesco at 1370 Broadway; Empire State Real Estate Trust (formerly W&H Properties) at One Grand Central Place; 1400 Broadway and 1359 Broadway; Morgan Stanley at 1585 Broadway; Tishman Speyer at the Chrysler Building; Winthrop Realty Trust at The Highline Building; and The Olnick Organization throughout its commercial portfolio. Known for his ability to creatively re-envision a space, Mr. Krell has also partnered with Acadia Realty Trust, The Albanse Organization, Empire Capital Realty, the Helmsley Organization and TIAA-CREF in the leasing of their properties across Manhattan.

Born into a real estate family, Mr. Krell has been immersed in the industry his entire life. He began his professional career at CBRE before moving on to Newmark Knight Frank. He is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Retail Network and is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of New York.

Mr. Krell earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from West Virginia University.


Matthew S. Krell
Matthew S. Krell
Senior Managing Director
125 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017
United States
T  212.372.2254
Fax: 212.372.2406

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Areas of Specialization
  • Tenant Representation
  • Owner Representation
  • Strategic Growth Analysis
  • Investment Sales
  • National Market Analysis
  • Retail Strategy Development

Years of Experience
13 years