Don Mitchell Headshot
San Diego

Don Mitchell

Managing Principal


Don began his career in 1980 representing landlords at CBRE before joining Cresa in 2008. He has transacted over 1,700 leases, 140 sale transactions, and over $1.85 billion in volume. Don’s clients recognize his acute vision for their financial, cultural and growth goals, his in-depth market knowledge, finance expertise, attention to detail, and his ability to organize and respond timely to his client’s needs. Don represents national and international clients, some for over 25 years.  


San Diego
2051 San Elijo Avenue
Cardiff, CA 92007



• Waxie Sanitary Supply

• L3 Technologies

• Insurance Company of the West

• Kyocera

• Ionis Pharmaceuticals

• North Island Financial Credit Union

• San Diego City Unified School District

• TrellisWare Technologies

• Information Systems Laboratories

• Sunshine Supply, Inc.

• Progressive Insurance

• San Diego/Imperial County Labor Council

• SD Consortium and Private Industry Council

• Smalley & Company

• Camston Wrather 

Arena Pharmaceuticals

Don received his Bachelor of Arts degree from San Diego State University with an emphasis in finance and real estate.
Don was formerly Chairman of the Elder Board at Faith Community Church. He also serves on the Santa Fe Christian Facilities Committee and is the former Head Baseball Coach at Santa Fe Christian High School, leading the team from 2008 to 2015 and additional recognition in 2019 and 2020.