Matthew Seward

Matthew Seward

Senior Director
Senior Director


As Senior Director and a member of the Office Services and Life Sciences teams, Matthew Seward brings with him more than 20 years of real estate experience. Since 2002, Matt successfully negotiated 839 transactions totaling more than 11 million square feet with an aggregate value of $2.4 billion. He primarily focuses on Tenant Representation in the Baltimore market.

As a member of the Life Sciences Practice Group, Matt also focuses on the real estate activity for this sector in the Baltimore metropolitan area. Clients include Johns Hopkins, Paragon Bioservices, Illumina, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Lonza, American Type Culture Collection, among others.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Seward worked for an MIA-certified commercial real estate appraiser, then sold residential real estate, where he was a top producer. This unique combination of research and valuation expertise, along with his sales achievements, provided Mr. Seward with a stellar foundation in the real estate industry. Mr. Seward takes tremendous pride in bringing value to each client he serves and giving back to the Baltimore community.

Awards & Associations

Professional Recognition
  • CoStar 2004, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013 & 2016 Power Broker

Community Leadership
  • Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Volunteer, Member of Development Advisory Committee and Past Chairman of Annual Fundraiser Event
  • Southeast Community Development Corporation, Board of Directors
  • Associated Catholic Charities, Golf Tournament Co-Chairman
  • Baltimore Museum of Industry, Board of Trustees, 2006-2008
  • Maryland Business Roundtable for Education, Achievement Counts Speaker’s Bureau, Volunteer Speaker 2004-2014
  • City Springs Elementary School Mentor and Speaker, 2004 - 2007
  • Sandtown Habitat for Humanity, 2003 - 2005
  • Loyola Blakefield High School Board of Alumni, 2000 - 2008
  • Canton Community Association Committee Member, 2000 - 2002

  • Mary Washington College, Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration

Areas of Specialization
  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord Representation
  • Owner/Occupier Sales
  • Life Sciences

Professional Affiliations
  • Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors (GBBR)
  • Realtor Institute Designation, Graduate
  • Licensed Broker in Maryland


  • Under Armour, Purchase of 400,000 square feet office complex
  • Under Armour, Leases of 67,000 square feet and 132,000 square feet
  • Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Lease of 29,000 square feet
  • Bravo Health, Lease of 106,000 square feet
  • Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Lease of 100,000 square feet
  • M&T Bank, Leases of 155,000 square feet and 110,00 square feet
  • American Type Culture Collection, Multiple transactions
  • Brown Investment Advisory, Lease of 56,000 square feet
  • XL Health, Lease of 69,000 square feet
  • JHPIEGO, Lease of 36,000 square feet
  • Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute, Lease of 50,000 square feet
  • Breakaway, Ltd, Lease of 25,000 square feet
  • ClearView Group, Lease of 17,000 square feet
  • 180s, Lease of 51,000 square feet
  • Lonza, Lease of 26,000 square feet
  • Whitebox Technologies, Multiple Leases
  • Data Point, Lease of 20,500 square feet datacenter
  • Celsis In Vitro, Inc., Lease of 17,000 square feet
  • BioServe Biotechnologies, Lease of 16,215 square feet
  • Paragon Bioservices, Lease of 47,000 square feet
  • 100 Light Street, 600,000 square feet Class A office building- multiple leases
  • 300 E. Lombard, 240,000 square feet Class A office building- multiple leases
  • Johns Hopkins Science and Technology Park, 31-acre, multiple-building research and development park adjacent to the Johns Hopkins medical campus - multiple leases
  • United Therapeutics, Lease of 31,000 square feet
  • Brown’s Wharf, 1629 Thames St., Baltimore, MD, Sale of 104,000 square feet