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Matt Kezar joined Ian Black Real Estate in May 2016 as a Broker Associate with extensive experience in commercial real estate acquisition, entitlement, development, sales, and leasing. 

A Tampa Bay native, Matt enjoyed a military education and career before actively pursuing real estate development. Through his involvement as Vice President at MBK Real Estate Services, Inc., Executive Vice President at Corvus International, a Partner of The Bennett Group, and Principal of Blackrock Development Holdings, Matt honed a wide range of skills and the ability to perform on complex projects.  

Matt was recognized by the Gulf Coast Business Review as a ‘Top 40, Under 40 Business Leader’ in the Tampa Bay area.


Matt is a West Point Graduate who earned a BS Degree in Engineering & Management, was a Commissioned Officer and Brigade Environmental Officer in the United States Army and completed training in the US Army Airborne and Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Warfare Schools.


National, Florida and Sarasota/Manatee Associations of Realtors
Sarasota/Manatee Chambers of Commerce
Director - Open Doors Foundation
Former Board member - Boys & Girls Club of Manatee County
Bradenton Yacht Club
Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen
Matt was also selected to the President’s Council of the Manatee County Economic Development Council