Mac is a veteran of the real estate industry with over thirty years of extensive experience throughout the private and public sectors. Mac leads Land Advisors’ elite residential land brokerage team that focuses exclusively on California master planned communities and other real estate portfolio opportunities.
Prior to joining Land Advisors in 2012, Mac was President and co-founder of O’Donnell/Atkins, California’s largest land brokerage firm, averaging over $1 billion in annual land transactions. Prior to founding O’Donnell/Atkins, Mac served as Director of Land Development for the Warmington Company.
Mac has keen insight into the dynamics of public planning agencies and politics. He served as both a municipal planning director (cities of San Fernando and Banning) and a private planning consultant (Urban Futures). He has applied his expertise in this area to help identify ideal development opportunities. As a private sector planning consultant, Mac became highly skilled in the design and entitlement of real estate projects—optimizing their value in light of every kind of physical, environmental, political and economic constraint.
Mac holds a Master of City Planning degree (MCP) from the University of California, Berkeley and a bachelor’s degree in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. Mac is a licensed California real estate broker, served as an instructor in the Light Construction and Development Management program at the University of California, Irvine, member of the Urban Land Institute and Building Industry Association.