Josh McDonald joined CBRE’s Portland office as the Vice President of the Institutional Multifamily Investment Service’s Northwest team member in 2016. His extensive experience as an investor, developer, owner and manager across the northwest and internationally, as well as his proficiency in marketing and contract negotiations, make Josh a genuine value-add for the CBRE team. He has resided in the Portland MSA for the last 10 years and in Seattle the previous five years.
Since Josh joined CBRE’s multifamily Pacific Northwest team he has been involved in over a dozen transactions totaling over $800 million with $300 million in the Portland MSA.
Before joining CBRE, Josh oversaw marketing and training at Rhapsody Management Services based in Toronto Canada. Prior to Rhapsody, he spent a decade with Holland Partner Group as the Director of Marketing. A well-known multifamily industry panelist, McDonald has served on the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) Marketing and Brand Management Committee, the National Apartment Association (NAA) Marketing Committee and Zillow Rental Network Advisory Board. In 2014, he received the California Apartment Association (CAA) Signature Award – Marketing Department of the Year.
- Licensed Broker in Oregon and Washington
- CBRE Next Generation, Leadership Member
- CBRE Cares, Volunteer
- University of Washington, Bachelors of Arts
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