Matthew Cardente

Designated Broker / Principal

CELL PHONE 207.233.8229 DIRECT LINE: 207.775.5677
Matthew Cardente has practiced commercial brokerage for seventeen years in the State of Maine and for thirteen years in the State of New Hampshire. A CCIM Candidate, Mr. Cardente specializes in Commercial Investment sales & portfolio acquisitions, 1031 Exchanges, Tenant Representation for local, regional, & national franchises, business brokerage, and the sale and leasing of retail, office and industrial properties throughout Northern New England. Matthew founded Cardente Real Estate in 2005. Celebrating it's ten-year anniversary in 2015, CRE has become one of the leading commercial real estate firms in Northern New England. From 2009-2010, Mr. Cardente was the President of the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors and in years prior, Matthew was the Vice President of the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors, on the MCAR Board of Directors, and was one of the original Board Members for the New Commercial Property Exchange. In 2008, Mr. Cardente was voted Maine Commercial Realtor of the Year. In the past, Matthew has volunteered as a mentor for the Longfellow School in Portland, as a Wish Volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and was member of the Yarmouth Zoning Board of Appeals. Mr. Cardente is currently on the Board of Trustees for Maine Preservation and an Official Member of the Forbes Real Estate Council. A Maine Notary Public, Matthew has officiated twelve marriages since 2003.

Greg Perry

Senior Broker / Partner

CELL PHONE 207.838.8146 DIRECT LINE: 207.558.6116
Greg Perry joined Cardente Real Estate in 2005. Greg became a Partner with Cardente Real Estate in 2012. Mr. Perry has extensive experience with brokerage negotiations, and can provide valuable guidance to Tenants, Buyers, Landlords, and Sellers. Greg has a strong background in commercial construction and development, and is well qualified to help his clients through all phases of the construction process. Greg is on the Board of Directors for the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors, the Board of Directors for the New England Commercial Property Exchange, Former Chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals for the City of South Portland, and former Director on the South Portland Economic Development Committee. In 2016 Mr. Perry was named Broker of the Year by the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors, and was recognized by the National Association of Realtors as one of the top 25 Commercial Brokers in the Country.

Michael Cobb, II

Broker / Partner

CELL PHONE 207.712.9318 DIRECT LINE: 207.558.6118
Mike has been a licensed real estate professional in the state of Maine since 2007. He has extensive experience in client negotiations, as well as a background in construction, project management, and land development. Since joining CRE in spring of 2013, Mike has successfully brokered negotiations in many sectors of commercial real estate including office, industrial, retail, and investment sales. His previous experience in the residential sector also translates well to multi-family and mixed-use investment properties. In March of 2015, Mike was made Partner at Cardente Real estate. His experience and expertise in sale/lease negotiations, property valuation, landlord/tenant representation, and site selection all play a part in navigating the path to a successful transaction. Mike holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management with a focus in Finance from Eckerd College. In his early years, Mike attended Cheverus high school and developed strong networking ties to the Portland, Maine community, where he currently resides. He maintains strong relationships with both alma maters. Mike is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Maine Association of Realtors, and the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors. He is also an active board member and current President of The Portland Club.

Robert Tragemann

Commercial Leasing & Sales Broker

CELL PHONE 207.619.0016 DIRECT LINE: 207.772.6032
Robert Tragemann joined Cardente Real Estate with a background in financial advisory, real estate development, and commercial construction. During his tenure at James Lamb & Associates, Mr. Tragemann's team managed over $100,000,000 in client assets. Additionally, Robert worked for Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management and Morgan Stanley. Prior to being a wealth manager, Robert worked for several years with Hanlon Construction where he specialized in the construction and management of residential and commercial projects within Southern New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Robert graduated from Eckerd College with a Bachelor Degree in Marketing & Management with a Minor in International Business. Robert is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Maine Association of Realtors, and the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors. Mr. Tragemann has contributed to several Maine based organizations including Friends of Casco Bay, Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI), Friends of Fort Gorges, Preble Street Soup Kitchen, Maine Adaptive, and the Portland Club (where he was a former Board Member and Club President) Robert currently resides in Portland with his fiancée Laura. Robert Tragemann specializes in all aspects of the sale and leasing of commercial real estate in the State of Maine.

Margaret Schmidt

Operations Manager

Margaret Schmidt is head of operations at Cardente Real Estate. Prior to joining the firm, Margaret worked as a Listing Administrator for RE/MAX in Portland, Maine. While in Seattle, Washington, Margaret acted as the Executive Assistant for both Swiftsure Yachts & Sailboats at Shilshole. Margaret graduated from Eckerd College with a Bachelor of Arts and has a history of volunteering for various organizations including the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the American Heart Association.

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