Matt Franko

Director

Uptown Grand Rapids Inc.

  • Founding Board Member

Grand Rapids Uptown Corridor Improvement Authority & Business Improvement District

  • Former CIA Chair and Board Member
  • Design Committee Member

East Hills Business Association

  • Board Member
  • Former Co-Chair

Matt Franko has nearly 20 years of experience in real estate brokerage and development, corporate real estate, property management, finance and accounting, and small business consulting and development. Matt is also a small business owner and operator with his wife, Rachel.  He has a Bachelor’s degree in History and Business Administration from Alma College and an MBA from Grand Valley State University.

In a consulting role, Matt’s focus is primarily on financial analysis and planning, real estate acquisition/divestiture and development, strategic planning, and operations support.  Matt has a strong basis of experience to assist retail clients, and his experience as a small business entrepreneur and business owner allows him to provide support in a variety of areas related to business start-up and expansion.

Matt is a licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in the State of Michigan, and also holds Master Citizen Planner designation as accredited by MSU Extension.

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