Executive Vice President
License # CA-00772400
Area of Expertise
Don's focus remains selling and leasing commercial property to and for technology oriented companies, developers, institutional owners, and office users who mainatin a presence or HQ in California's Silicon Valley. His list of completed brokerage assignments include successful acquisition or disposition campaigns for users and/or their properties across The United States, Canada, Brazil, The United KIngdom, Germany, Portugal, France, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, India and Australia.
Don enters his 40th year of service to Silicon Valley Landlords and Tenants after joining todays Colliers Parrish International, Inc., in 1980 following an outstanding sales and marketing career in California’s Napa Valley with Owens-Illinois, Inc. as a Major Accounts Manager. Since joining Colliers International, Don has achieved the company’s award for Top Annual Producer three separate times. In 1995, Don was formally inducted into the ASVB “Hall of Fame” by his peers in recognition of his lengthy and successful career as a professional in Silicon Valley. Don has also been nominated on three occasions by his Silicon Valley peers as the Top R&D (Technology Orientation) “Broker of the Year”. In 1991, Don was formally inducted into the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), the premier real estate organization in the world, where membership is earned by tenured performance and adherence to strict ethical standards.
Don enjoys golf, canoeing, theater, reading and travel in his leisure time. He is a past President of the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, and served as President and Chairman of the Board of Pasatiempo, Inc. in Santa Cruz, California for two terms. Don is an active member of SIOR, ASVB and recently completed his term on the Board of Directors at Monterey Peninsula Country Club, in Pebble Beach, California.
Top Annual Producer three separate years in his career
Elected in 1995 to the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers “Hall of Fame”
Nominated Top R&D (Electronics) “Broker of the Year” by the ASVB on two seperate occassions.
Master Of Business Administration 1976
MS Management Science
Byrant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island
Memberships & Involvements
Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB), The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).
Seagate Technology, Menlo Equities, Clarion Partners, Beacon Capital Partners, Mentor Graphics Corporation, iStar Financial.
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