Jay O'Donnell

Jay O'Donnell

Vice President

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Professional Summary

Jay O'Donnell joined the firm's Charlottesville office  as Vice President of Brokerage Services in 2015. As a member of the Colliers Retail Investement Property Group, Jay focuses on advising private and institutional investors in the dispostion and acquisition  of retail assets throughout the mid-atlantic. Jay also performs occupier and agency services as well as user and investment sales in Charlottesville and central Virginia.

His previous position was with CBRE in their Washington, DC office where Jay was responsible for over 1 million square feet of existing inventory as well as product under development in the district, suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia. His responsibilities included tenant generation and prospecting, business developement, multiple market analysis, landlord services and lease and sale negotiations before focusing on capital markets and joining the CBRE mid-atlantic investment team.  

Prior to his career in commercial real estate, Jay worked for a sports production firm in Winchester, VA. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Economics.


  • Colliers | Charlottesville - Top Producer, 2018
  • Colliers | Charlottesville - Community Service Award, 2017


  • Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Virginia

Memberships & Involvements

  • Charlottesville Economic Development Association, Board Member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) Charlottesville, VA Chapter, Committee Member
  • Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors, Member
  • Golden Living  Healthcare Community, Volunteer


  • Brixmor Property Group
  • PGIM
  • Armada Hoffler Properties
  • Slate Asset Management
  • Phillips Edison & Company
  • Bank of America, NA
  • S.J. Collins
  • Ziff Properties
  • Kimco Realty
  • Kodiak Properties
  • WHLR
  • Venture Realty Group
  • STRS Ohio
  • Invesco
  • Harbor Group International


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Featured News
Jun 3, 2020
Colliers International Announces Sale of Gainsborough Square in Chesapeake, Va.
The Colliers International Retail Investment Team is pleased to announce the sale of Gainsborough Square in Chesapeake from Armada Hoffler Properties to Slate Asset Management.
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