As Managing Director of Global Workplace Solutions, John Donovan is responsible for CBRE's delivery of Real Estate Transaction Management, Strategy and Project Management services for Microsoft's headquarters portfolio in the Seattle/Puget Sound region. Previously, John served as Global Alliance Director for The Boeing Company, and was responsible for delivering Transaction Management, Strategic Consulting, Project Management, and Facilities Management for an 85 MSF global portfolio. Prior to this role, John was the Director of Corporate Real Estate for the Pacific Northwest and select international regions on the Boeing account. John has been with CBRE since 2001 and has nearly 20 years of experience in the real estate industry.
Prior to relocating to Seattle, Washington in 2007, John managed the Midwest and East Regions of the client’s portfolio onsite at the Headquarters of Boeing Defense Systems in St. Louis Missouri. In 2005 he took on additional responsibility for managing the company’s real estate transactions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
John has priviously held the following positions:
- CBRE, Inc. - Director, Global Corporate Services, Boeing Account (2001 – 2011)
- Cassidy Turley - Edward Jones Investments Account (1998-2001); Team Leader (2000 – 2001)