P. Michael “Mike” McDonald
McDonald Group/Urban Villages San Marcos President, San Marcos Economic Development Corporation
Mr. Michael McDonald has developed and managed commercial real estate since 1979 and has completed in excess of 2 million square feet of office, industrial, and retail developments. He received his BA degree from Stanford University and his MBA degree from Harvard University. He spent one year on a Rotary graduate fellowship at the Universidad Central de Caracas, Venezuela. Prior to coming to San Diego in the early Seventies, he had extensive work experience in Mexico and South America as a financial analyst for the ADELA Investment Company, a developmental investment banking firm. In 1979 Mr. McDonald formed Greenwald/McDonald Corporation and developed and managed commercial real estate in San Diego and south Riverside Counties. In 1992 he formed The McDonald Group to continue these development activities with particular emphasis in the San Marcos, North County area. Mr. McDonald is the current President of the San Marcos Economic Development Corporation, a past Board member of the San Diego chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, and past President of his local homeowners association.