CBRE promotes O’Donnell to vice chairman

Brady O’Donnell

Brady O’Donnell

CBRE promoted Brady O’Donnell to vice chairman, the highest producer ranking at the firm.

Part of the firm’s Capital Markets, Debt & Structured Finance, O’Donnell has been directly involved in originating, underwriting, structuring and closing more than 450 transactions over the course of his career, totaling over $7 billion in loan volume.

Based in Denver, O’Donnell provides financing solutions for clients across the U.S. ranging from institutional real estate funds to local private capital investors. He is a member of the firm’s Institutional Properties Group and applies his network of lender relationships to source capital for projects spanning all property types. Some of O’Donnell’s notable transactions include arranging $112 million in acquisition financing for a 1 million-square-foot Boulder office portfolio, $86.5 million in refinance of the Keenan Apartment Portfolio, a six-property, 1,160-unit portfolio in Tennessee, the $46 million acquisition financing of Bowles Crossing, a retail center in Littleton, and the $51 million acquisition financing for 700 Broadway, a 424,769-sf office building in Denver’s Golden Triangle.

Since joining the company in 2012, O’Donnell has consistently ranked among the firm’s top producers.

Jennifer Hayes has been an editor with the CREJ since 2000. Jennifer covers multifamily and retail news in the Denver metro area plus all property types in Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado. She also covers the finance market as well as solicits bylines articles and is editor of the Health Care Properties Quarterly. Before joining the Colorado Real Estate Journal, Jennifer served as the assistant sports information director at Texas A&M-Commerce. She earned her bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Colorado and a master's degree in education from A&M-Commerce. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and son, learning the ways of being a hockey mom, sports, reading and baking.