Donna brings with her over thirty-two years of diversified real estate experience,
focusing on property management, leasing and strategic planning for all property types with a special emphasis on retail properties.
She started Real Estate Resoures nearly thirteen years ago with the goal of utilizing her retail expertise to assist clients
with strategic planning, due diligence and asset and property management project assistance. Key assignments include creating
a stragetic operations and marketing plan for a retail portfolio owned by the Navajo Nation, asset management assistance for
the redevelopment and operations of Bella Terra Shopping Center in Huntington Beach, and numerous lease abstracting and asset
management assignments for institutional owners, developers and individual investors.
Prior to starting Real Estate Resources, Donna's spent nearly twelve years at CB Richard Ellis (commencing
with Koll Management Services prior to the merger) as Director - Retail. In that capacity, she oversaw a portfolio of over
six million square feet and a team of twenty retail professionals. Her main focus was providing strategic assistance to the
team and the owners with the implementation of a program to assure quality operations, procedures and support for the portfolio,
client support and strategic account oversight, new business development and fiscal/budget responsibilities for the retail
group. During her tenure, she was involved in the oversight of several key assignments including the Promenade at Howard Hughes
Center in Los Angeles, the Mitsui Retail Portfolio, the P.O.'B Montgomery Southern California Portfolio and Chino Spectrum
Marketplace, as well as an extensive portfolio of neighborhood and community centers for clients such as ORIX, AEW Capital
Management, P.O.'B Montgomery, Mitsui, Lennar Partners, Catellus Development, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund and CB Richard
Prior to CB Richard Ellis, Donna spent several years with a Mid-West based developer/3rd party
management company (Farbman/Stein) in Chicago, with CB Commercial (in Chicago) and started her career with JMB Property Management
Company in Southern California. During that time, she had increasing responsibilies for the day-to-day management and operations
of various portfolios of retail, office and industrial properties. Some of those clients include Mass Mutual (Cornerstone
Advisors), Met Life, Principal Financial Group and Aetna.
Donna holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University
of the Pacific and a Masters in Business Administration Degree (M.B.A.) from Arizona State University. She maintains a current
California Broker's License and is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management.
She is also active in ICSC and other industry related organizations.