Lee & Associates South Florida

Specializing in Industrial Sales & Leasing, Supply Chain & Logistics

Matthew Rotolante, SIOR, CCIM

Matthew Rotolante, SIOR, CCIM

M: 305.490.6526
O: 305.235.1500 x1006

7925 NW 12th St, Ste 301
Miami, FL 33126



Specializing in Industrial Sales & Leasing, Supply Chain & Logistics

Matthew Rotolante serves as the President of Lee & Associates South Florida. Born and raised in Miami, Matt is 4th generation in a pioneer family that has bought and sold over 3,000 acres of land in South Florida since 1928. Prior to joining Lee & Associates as President of the South Florida office, Matt was Managing Director of SVN South Commercial Real Estate located in Miami, FL where his accumulated knowledge of commercial real estate and superb customer service skills earned him the SVN rank of #1 Producer in Florida and the #7 Producer Nationwide in 2014, and also rank of #2 in Florida and #16 Nationwide in 2015.

Matt has held his real estate license in Florida since 2004, and in this tenure has been involved in over $500 million in sale and lease transactions. As the Broker for the Lee & Associates South Florida office, Matt focuses on Industrial properties, yet still has a full grasp of all asset types including Office, Retail, Multifamily, and Land. Over the past 7 years he has developed a specialization in refrigerated warehouses leasing a 330,000 SF multi-tenant freezer facility. Matt has a close relationship with Port Miami through his father-in-law, John Ballestero, who was Director of Operations for 25 years. Additionally, he has a deep understanding of entitlements, zoning, market trends, financial analysis, foreclosures/bankruptcy, estate and tax planning, receivership, and other value add services that benefit his longtime clients.

Matthew Rotolante is fluent in Spanish. He earned the prestigious designation of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) in February of 2013. He also earned his CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation in 2006 and is the past President of the Miami’s CCIM Chapter (2012 & 2013). Matt is a longstanding member of many associations including NAIOPNAR (National Association of Realtors), CIASF (Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida), and FCBF (Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association).

Notable Transactions


Warren Buffet Acquisition $51,000,000
Mancini Development to Dalfen Industrial $25,669,000
Copart-Coconut Industrial Park $14,000,000
Jeff Greene / Sail Club Clear Lake  $12,500,000
Miami Centerline Development $6,750,000
Contender Boats, Inc. $5,500,000
Aetna Realty to Wakefield Development $5,500,000
Dube Holdings to Faropoint Ventures $4,500,000
Wynwood Flex/Warehouse $4,390,000
Brain Power Investments LLC $2,850,000


Industrial Realty Group 330,000 SF
US Cold Storage 146,000 SF
Forte Frozen 146,000 SF
BGI Group, Inc./US Cabinet Depot 103,356 SF
Chadwell Supply 63,800 SF
Amigos Meat Distributors 48,395 SF
SFS Events, LLC 47,000 SF
GF 42,660 SF
Wheels Pros 40,171 SF

Professional Affiliations

  • SIOR, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors
  • CCIM, Miami-Dade Chapter President, 2012 & 2013
  • CCIM, Certified Commercial Investment Member
  • NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Development Association
  • CIASF, Commercial Industrial Associates of South Florida
  • FCBF, Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association


  • MBA Economics, University of Miami
  • BS Finance, University of Miami
  • New Urbanism, University of Miami School of Architecture

Community Involvement


Read the Article:

Wealth Management Features Industrial Article by Matthew Rotolante

Wealth Management Features Article by Matthew Rotolante: South Florida Is Experiencing an Industrial Boom Unlike Any Other. The region’s current boom might be the most impervious to broader cycle downshifts than any comparable period in South Florida’s history.

Watch the Interview:

Matthew Rotolante on Fried on Business

Lee & Associates South Florida President, Matthew Rotolante, SIOR, CCIM, interviews with Miami Radio Podcast "Fried on Business" host, Jim Fried. Matt share's how Lee Agents benefit and are earning more than their competition through Lee & Associates' very unique structure and value proposition.

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This guide offers value-add strategies that form a holistic point of view in bite-sized, easily-digestible vignettes, so that you as a commercial property owner can properly assess your position, and whether or not you might benefit from one or more of these tried-and-true, secret sauce methodologies.