Cushman & Wakefield today announced the promotion of Andrew McDonald to Senior Managing Director, Market Leader and Managing Broker for C&W’s Downtown Los Angeles office.
In his new role, Mr. McDonald will oversee the firm’s strategic business objectives, recruitment goals, day-to-day activities, and continued growth of services for the Downtown Los Angeles office. In addition, he will continue to actively provide brokerage services to clients on a local, national and global level with a focus on landlord agency assignments, tenant representation, investment sales, and construction projects.
“Andrew exemplifies C&W’s entrepreneurial and collaborative culture and I am delighted to announce his promotion to lead C&W’s Downtown Los Angeles office,” said Jim Underhill, Cushman & Wakefield’s CEO of the Americas. “We have significant growth objectives ahead in the market and Andrew has demonstrated the skills to work closely with our brokerage and service line professionals to execute on our strategic plan.”
A well known and respected veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Mr. McDonald joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2001 under the company’s merger with Cushman Realty Corporation. With more than 14 years of experience, he has negotiated more than 500 transactions, totaling more than 7 million square feet and has been a perennial member of C&W’s Chairman’s Circle, an honor reserved for the firm’s top producers.
“I am truly excited to lead the Downtown organization,” said Mr. McDonald. “Our brand and resume are second to none and we have the team and service platform in place to continue to create outstanding results for our clients. I look forward to working together with my colleagues as we continue to provide the most creative and innovative solutions, while bolstering our presence in the market.”
McDonald is a frequent guest lecturer at the Marshall School of Business at The University of Southern California. He is also on the Board of Directors for The Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women and Children, the Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association and the Pasadena Southwest Little League.