Joe Kolavo

Broker Associate

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Joe Kolavo is an accomplished and successful executive in grocery retail. In his 37 year career in the Chicagoland area and Northwest Indiana, Mr. Kolavo was President of an independent grocery chain as well as Vice President of a large grocery retail group. He is also a 15-year member and three-term past President of the Board of Directors of The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.

Mr. Kolavo is a fully licensed Commercial Real Estate Broker in Illinois and uses his knowledge and years of experience in grocery retail to help the clients at Matanky Realty Group.

When he’s not working, Mr. Kolavo enjoys fishing and relaxing in the quiet and peaceful Northwoods of Minnesota. Mr. Kolavo and his wife reside in Crown Point, Indiana.