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Donald S. Roberts

First Vice President

Donald S. Roberts

First Vice President
Meet the Team
+1 614 4305021
+1 614 2241767

Columbus

200 Civic Center Drive
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
+1 614 224 1492
+1 614 224 1767

Professional Experience

Mr. Roberts is a member of CBRE Investment Properties and has specialized in investments with CBRE for over 27 years. During this period, he has been extensively involved in transactions representing every major real estate product type in the market. His recent transaction volume participation exceeds $1.9 billion. In addition to investment sales, Don also has an extensive background in leasing and build-to-suit development for retail, office, warehouse and apartment properties throughout the Columbus area. His in-depth knowledge of real estate is the product of such a wide variety of real estate experiences.

 

Professional Affiliations And Accreditations

  • Board Member and Past CI Steering Committee Chair, Columbus Realtors
  • Multiple Recipient of the Columbus Realtors and Business First Weekly, “Top Volume
  • Producer for Commercial Real Estate in Columbus” Award
  • Four time recipient of the Columbus Realtors, Commercial Office/Industrial “Largest Transaction” Award
  • Multiple Recipient of CBRE Columbus Office Top ProducerColumbus Realtors and National/Ohio Association of Realtors
  • Urban Land Institute & National Association of Industrial Land Office Properties
  • Mr. Roberts has taught at The Ohio State University’s Fisher School of Business Masters Program on the subject of Commercial Investment Property Sales

Achievements

  • Board Member and 2010 CI Steering Committee Chair, Columbus Board of Realtors
  • 2012, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005 Columbus Board of Realtors and Business First Weekly, “Top Volume Producer for Commercial Real Estate in Columbus” Award
  • 2012, 2008, 2006 Columbus Board of Realtors, Commercial Industrial “Largest Transaction” Award
  • 2012, 2009, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 1998 CBRE Columbus Office Top Producer
  • Urban Land Institute
  • National Association of Industrial Land Office Properties
  • Mr. Roberts has taught at The Ohio State University’s Fisher School of Business Masters Program on the subject of Commercial Investment Property Sales

Education


  • Youngstown State University, Graduate; Degree in Business/Marketing

 

Significant Assignments

  • Dublin Office Portfolio | Office | 1,100,000 SF | Sale
  • Columbus Office Portfolio (AEW) | Office | 778,621 SF | Sale
  • One Columbus | Office | 407,752 SF | Sale
  • 800 Brooksedge Blvd. | Office | 363,544 SF | Sale
  • IBM Property Portfolio | Office | 322,679 SF | Sale
  • 200 Civic Center Drive | Office | 239,532 SF | Sale
  • 1105 Schrock Road | Office | 213,249 SF | Sale
  • Cascades and Honeywell Bldgs. | Office | 208,000 SF | Sale
  • 40 W. Front Street | Parking Garage | 1,156 Spaces | Sale
  • Qwest Communications Building | Office | 164,639 SF | Sale
  • 7965 N. High Street - Northwoods 1 | Office | 107,003 SF | Sale
  • 1103 Schrock Road | Office | 100,240 SF | Sale
  • Northland Mall | Retail | 1,042,608 SF | Sale
  • Olentangy Plaza | Retail | 253,330 SF | Sale
  • Worthington Mall | Retail | 225,181 SF | Sale
  • Lane Avenue Shopping Center | Retail | 177,092 SF | Sale
  • Pizzuti Industrial Portfolio | Industrial | 2,657,265 SF | Sale
  • Kenhio Industrial Portfolio | Industrial | 2,150,205 SF | Sale
  • Invesco Industrial Portfolio | Industrial | 1,756,000 SF | Sale
  • TIAA Industrial Portfolio | Industrial | 1,110,875 SF | Sale
  • Duke Realty Flex Portfolio | Industrial | 1,013,185 SF | Sale

 

Clients Represented

  • ABB
  • Aetna Life Insurance
  • Amcor Holdings
  • American Express 
  • Berwind Property Group
  • Blackstone
  • Cabot Partners
  • Citicorp
  • Duke Realty Corporation
  • Equity Office Properties Trust
  • Exeter
  • Farmers Insurance Group
  • First Industrial Realty Trust
  • GE Capital
  • Henderson Investors
  • IMC
  • Invesco
  • MetLife
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Midland Servicing
  • Northwestern Mutual Life
  • Pizzuti Companies
  • PNC
  • Principle Global Investors
  • Prologis Riet
  • Prudential Life Insurance
  • Schneider National
  • State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio
  • Talcott, LLC
  • Transwestern Investors
  • Trident Capital

 

Donald S. Roberts

First Vice President
Meet the Team
+1 614 4305021
+1 614 2241767

Columbus

200 Civic Center Drive
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
+1 614 224 1492
+1 614 224 1767

Available Properties