Scott  O'Donnell

Senior Vice President

Professional Experience

Scott O’Donnell is the senior member and co-leader of the South Florida Commercial Team which specialize in delivering complete property solutions including joint venture equity, debt restructuring and refinance, asset disposition and new debt financing for commercial real estate assets located throughout South Florida. In addition to being the primary client liaison along with partner Dominic Montazemi, Scott oversees and manages all of the team’s roles and responsibilities.

After a 10-year career as a CRE appraiser with Coopers & Lybrand and Midtlantic Bank (Special Assets Department) culminating in the achievement of the MAI designation, Scott transitioned in 1995 into CRE brokerage while with Insignia ESG (acquired by CBRE). Mr. O’Donnell rejoined CBRE in 2004 after a five-year tenure at Trammell Crow Company where he was the highest producing broker in Florida in 2002 and the highest in South Florida in 2003.


Scott has been a perennial top producer including ranking in the “Top 20” for all CBRE brokers statewide in 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Scott also was recognized as the fourth largest producer in the Private Capital Group nationwide in 2011. Additionally Scott’s team was awarded the “Top 10” ranking in 2009 - 2013, among the 50+ PCG teams nationally. This notable production has earned Scott an exclusive position as one of only 13 members of the Advisory Board for the 300+ member PCG platform nationally.  Mr. O’Donnell has also provided expert testimony regarding commercial real estate value.