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James Donnerstag

Senior Vice President

License: Lic. 00303154

James Donnerstag Senior Vice President
Lic. 00303154
West LA 1840 Century Park East
9th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Professional Experience

Jim Donnerstag has repeatedly proven himself to be one of the most adept sales professionals in the country. In every measure of performance, he consistently ranks among the best – within the offices of CBRE and among other sales professionals nationwide.

Throughout his career, Jim has consistently excelled. He has been awarded the Top Twenty or Colbert Coldwell Circle Award -- 17 times!  The award is only given to those Sales Professionals in the top 3% nationally.   

Jim has been the top salesman in CBRE nationally and ranked 2nd twice. He has also been named as the Top Retail Sales Professional and Top Investment Professional in the company. 

Specializing in the sale of investment properties, Jim Donnerstag has made shopping centers and single tenant, net-leased investments his primary focus. To date, he has sold over 200 of these projects. Collectively, his leasing and sales of shopping centers amounts to more than 15 million square feet.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations


  •    California Broker's License
  •     International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  •     McCarthy Award Recipient




  • No. 1 Sales Professional Nationwide
  • Top Retail Sales Professional
  • Top Investment Sales Professional
  • No. 1 Sales Professional in the Beverly Hills Office – 9 times
  • Top 20 Sales Professionals Nationwide  (or Colbert Coldwell Circle) -- 17 times
  • No. 2 Sales Professional Nationwide – 2 times
  • Winner of the William H. McCarthy Award



  • University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science; Finance


Significant Assignments


  •    The Plaza At Puente Hills - 516,000 SF
  •     Los Altos Center - 425,000 SF
  •     Whittier Quad - 678,000 SF
  •     La Mirada Mall - 560,000 SF




Westside Sales


  • Target, Bed, Bath & Beyond - Culver City
  • Ralphs Market – Santa Monica
  • Shopping Center – Montana Ave. and 7th St., Santa Monica
  • Westside Center – Pico Blvd. and Westwood Blvd., West Los Angeles

Leasing Projects

  • Los Cerritos Mall
  • Del Amo Fashion Square
  • Fox Hills Mall
  • Laguna Hills Mall
  • Long Beach Plaza
  • Sherman Oaks Galleria
  • Glendale Galleria I
  • Glendale Galleria II
  • Santa Fe Springs Mall
  • Promenade - Woodland Hills 
  • Westminster Mall
  • The Oaks
  • Santa Anita Fashion Park
  • Beverly Center

James Donnerstag Senior Vice President
Lic. 00303154
West LA 1840 Century Park East
9th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067