Steven L. McDonald

Managing Director, National Retail Services Group


Transaction Volume

  • 3 million SF


  • Retail

Professional Expertise

Prior to joining Savills Studley in February 2009, Steve McDonald worked for Colliers International as a vice president in the Retail Properties Group. He has more than 20 years of experience negotiating retail sales and leasing transactions and has been involved in prominent retail projects throughout his professional career. As a full-service real estate broker, Steve has thorough knowledge and expertise in the areas of landlord representation, shopping center development, pre-leasing commitments, property redevelopment, investment sales, tenant representation, land acquisition and disposition.

As a top performing broker, Steve helped the retail division reach the one million-square-foot-plus mark of retail properties represented in various stages of development. He has an excellent track record negotiating transactions on behalf of major clients including Lowe’s Home Improvement, Countrywide, Staples, 24 Hour Fitness, Wendy’s, Starbucks, Vestar Development, Regency Centers, RREEF Funds, Southern California Edison, Mar Ventures, and Westrust Financia.

Activities & Achievements

Steve has been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers since 1990. In addition, Steve is a member of the University of Denver Alumni Association.


Steve received his Bachelor or Arts and Bachelor of Science in marketing and finance from the University of Denver.

Steven L. McDonald