Senior Vice President, Retail Development
Donn is a Senior Vice President with the JLL retail development team. He is responsible for identifying accretive opportunities within the managed portfolio, implementing a strategy, and overseeing the successful completion of the project. His focus is working directly with clients to ensure that a value added approach is achieved to meet their investment objectives. Additionally, he is responsible for maintaining department store and big box relationships.
Donn has more than 30 years of retail development and management experience. During his career, he has been responsible for directing the operations of more than 20 million square feet of commercial space, and over 25 development and redevelopment projects, totaling over one-half billion dollars in value. Prior to joining JLL Retail, Donn held the position of Vice President of Asset Management and Development at General Growth Properties, where he was responsible for overseeing the asset management, business development and development activities for properties within the third-party division. Additionally, Donn served as Vice President of Investments for The Weitzman Group, acquiring mixed-use properties and land for development. Before joining Weitzman, Mr. Fuller was responsible for the leasing, management and redevelopment of the ING/Clarion national retail portfolio.
Prior to ING/Clarion, Donn served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for MEPC American Properties, which was a subsidiary of London-based MEPC, plc, an international real estate development company. During his tenure with MEPC, Donn oversaw the $165 million development/redevelopment of Northridge Fashion Center (Northridge, CA).
Education and Affiliations
Donn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Accounting from Minnesota State University. He serves on a Retail Development Council for the Urban Land Institute and is a member of the National Association of Certified Public Accountants and the International Council of Shopping Centers.