Mary Ann Knoeckel


Mary Ann Knoeckel advises clients on a broad range of commercial real estate matters on a national basis. Her clients include:

  • privately-held and public companies
  • real estate investment funds
  • private equity firms
  • nonprofit corporations
  • high net worth individuals

Mary Ann counsels her clients in areas such as:

  • acquisitions, dispositions and leasing of multi-tenant office and industrial properties, and triple net leased properties
  • ground, office, industrial, and retail leasing on behalf of landlords and tenants
  • design and construction agreements
  • real estate aspects of mergers, stock purchases, and other corporate transactions


  • 540,000 square foot lease of build-to-suit headquarters in New Jersey on behalf of national liquor distribution company tenant.
  • 500,000 square foot lease of build-to-suit regional headquarters in Maryland and 450,000 square foot lease of build-to-suit regional headquarters in Denver, both on behalf of national liquor distribution company tenant.
  • Multiple leases of office and studio space in several states for national television news company tenant.
  • Sale and leaseback of 150,000 square foot industrial property in Pennsylvania on behalf of national communications services company.
  • Sale and leaseback of 260,000 square foot industrial property in Ohio on behalf of national food service equipment company.
  • Lease, room use, and related agreements with respect to location of client high end spa on internationally renowned hotel resort property in Florida.
  • Acquisitions and leases of triple net industrial properties and multi-tenant office properties across the country for real estate investment trust buyer/landlord.

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  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
Professional Activities

Mary Ann is a member of the American Bar Association’s Business Law and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections; the District of Columbia Bar Association’s Real Property Section; and the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Real Property Section.



  • District of Columbia
  • Hawaii


  • University of Hawaii, BBA
  • University of Texas School of Law, JD