Mark T. McDonald

Associate Vice President
Coldwell Banker Commercial WESTMAC
mcdonald@westmac.com
BRE# 01308386
Phone (310) 478-7700 ext. 393

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Mr. McDonald is a Los Angeles area native, born and raised in Santa Monica. He joined Coldwell Banker Commercial-WESTMAC to focus on investment sales and leasing. He brings a brokerage background at a major international firm (formerly Grubb & Ellis Company) as well as working in acquisitions at First Industrial Realty Trust (NYSE:FR), a Chicago based publicly traded real estate investment trust. While he has executed lease and sale transactions nationally with corporate clients, his focus now is on transactions in Southern California. He has the unique ability and experience analyzing opportunities from an investor’s perspective. He and his wife currently reside in Manhattan Beach.

Professional Background

COLDWELL BANKER COMMERCIAL WESTMAC

1515 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Current

FIRST INDUSTRIAL REALTY TRUST

El Segundo, CA
2004-2009

Managed and coordinated the efforts of eleven Regional Acquisition Officers in the Western United States and Canada in their pursuit of corporate transactions including sale-leasebacks, acquisitions of surplus properties for redevelopment or stabilization, and build-to-suits. He had the rare opportunity to visit most major corporate headquarters in the West to meet with their Directors of Real Estate. In addition he gained a working knowledge of all major Western industrial real estate markets.

GRUBB & ELLIS COMPANY

Los Angeles, CA
2000-2004

Working out of the Downtown Los Angeles office he represented, investors, developers, owner-users, and tenants in the industrial market along the Interstate 5 corridor between central Los Angeles and Orange County. He was a top producer when he was recruited by First Industrial.

Educational Background

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
LOYOLA HIGH SCHOOL

ORGANIZATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS

AIR American Industrial Real Estate Association – Member
SIOR Society of Industrial and Office Realtors – Past Affiliate Member
CoreNet Corporate Real Estate Network – Past Member
IAMC Industrial Asset Management Council – Past Member
NAIOP National Association of Industrial and Office Properties – Past Member
CSCMP Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals – Past Member

ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS

Fly-fishing, backpacking, sailing, and scuba diving

Additional Information

California Bureau of Real Estate License #01308386