Andrew McDonald is the President of the West Region for Cushman & Wakefield. In this role, Mr. McDonald is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of the firm’s operations and business lines in California, Colorado, Arizona, Washington, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Mexico.
In his previous role as Executive Managing Director and Regional Managing Principal for Greater Los Angeles/Orange County, Mr. McDonald oversaw all facets of operations and performance of the eight regional offices which account for more than 500 employees.
Mr. McDonald is a seasoned real estate veteran with over 17 years of experience in the industry. He began his professional career as an investment analyst at ASIMCO, a Beijing-based private equity firm acquired by Bain Capital. In 1999, he returned to the United States to work directly with brokerage legend, John C. Cushman, III at Cushman Realty Corporation. In 2001, Cushman Realty Corporation merged with Cushman & Wakefield.
Mr. McDonald has been a perennial member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Chairman’s Circle, an honor reserved for the company’s top producers. He has been a frequent guest lecturer at The Marshall School of Business at USC, and has been recognized in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual “Who’s Who in Los Angeles”, and Real Estate Southern California’s “40 under 40” list.
Mr. McDonald currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Coalition, California Hospital Medical Center, The Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women and Children, and is a member of the Policy Advisory Board of the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.