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Hugh McDonald

Senior Associate

Advisory & Transaction Services

Hugh McDonald Senior Associate
Advisory & Transaction Services
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166

Professional Experience

Hugh McDonald is a Senior Associate in the New York office of CBRE. Hugh specializes in advising tenants in the financial services industry, including hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and family offices. In addition, he has advised law firms, creative agencies, and technology firms. Valued for his high level of client service—for occupiers both large and small—and expertise in Plaza District buildings as well as other high-end assets, Hugh is able to guide his clients skillfully through the real estate process. 

Prior to joining CBRE in April of 2016, Hugh worked as a Senior Director & Real Estate Advisor at Hanley Advisors LLC, as a Real Estate Advisor for Vicus Partners and as a Research Analyst for Stribling & Associates. 

A native of Australia, Hugh was a professional tennis coach at many of Australia’s leading tennis academies, as well as the Meadow Club of Southampton and the River Club of New York. Hugh attended the University of Oregon and the University of Idaho, where he was a member of Division 1 tennis teams and an all-Western Athletic Conference athlete and scholar.

In addition, Hugh volunteers his time for a wide range of charitable organizations, including the Robin Hood Foundation, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, NYJTL (New York Junior Tennis & Learning) and the Ironman Foundation. 

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker
  • Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • Member, Young Men's/Women's Real Estate Association of New York


  • University of Idaho, Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Minor in Advertising
  • University of Oregon, Business Marketing


  • Alcoa
  • AlphaParity
  • Aphelion Fund Management
  • Arconic
  • Armistice Capital
  • Asian Century Quest
  • Blue Torch Capital
  • Bonwick Capital
  • Broadbay Capital
  • Campbell & Co
  • Caption Partners
  • Capital Returns Management
  • Centana Growth Partners
  • Centiva Capital
  • Consector Capital
  • Cipher Capital
  • Davos Financial
  • Dhalion Advisors
  • DV Trading
  • Explorador Capital
  • Fulcrum Asset Management
  • Gatewood Capital Partners
  • Harkness Capital Partners
  • Jacobson Partners
  • JBT Capital
  • JD Capital Partners
  • KLR Group
  • Madison Paige Capital
  • Nexlend Capital Partners
  • Occam Global
  • One Asia Investment Partners
  • Opus Fund Services
  • Protocol Capital
  • Queenscliff Partners
  • Quinpario Partners
  • R&F Capital Advisors
  • RDG Capital
  • Sagewood Asset Management
  • Sciencast Management
  • Second Curve Capital
  • Seven Locks Capital
  • Solace Capital
  • SSEA Advisors
  • Tappan Street Partners
  • Three Mountain Capital
  • Truck Capital
  • Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co

Hugh McDonald Senior Associate
Advisory & Transaction Services
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166