Andrew McDonald began his professional career as an investment analyst at ASIMCO, a Beijing-based private equity firm acquired by Bain Capital. In 1999, he returned to the U.S. to work directly underneath brokerage legend, John C. Cushman, III at Cushman Realty Corporation. In 2001, Cushman Realty Corporation merged with Cushman & Wakefield.
Andrew R. McDonald oversees Cushman & Wakefield’s operations and service lines in local markets across the Americas. Andrew is a strong and proven leader in our firm and the industry, bringing well-rounded knowledge of local market operations, client service and talent development.
Prior to becoming Chief Executive, Americas, Andrew successfully led Cushman & Wakefield’s Americas West region, overseeing California, Texas, Colorado, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Utah. Before that, he served as Executive Managing Director and Regional Managing Principal for Greater Los Angeles / Orange County. Andrew began his professional career at ASIMCO, a Beijing-based private equity firm acquired by Bain Capital. In 1999, he returned to the U.S. to work at Cushman Realty Corporation, which merged with Cushman & Wakefield in 2001.
Andrew has been a frequent guest lecturer at The Marshall School of Business at University of Southern California. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the California Hospital Medical Center, as well as The Los Angeles Coalition, a bipartisan organization whose mission is to help create quality jobs throughout the Los Angeles Region.