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Donaldson Opens Doors

Donaldson is committed to creating community and delivering measurable impact–both in its neighborhoods and for its partners. Since 1998, Walter R. Donaldson’s founding vision, integrity, and insightful approaches has grown our company into a multidisciplinary real estate firm widely known for its high-quality service, industry-leading results, and innovation. With eyes fixed firmly on the future, Donaldson is a next-generation ready and able to open the doors of opportunity for its clients, residents, and team members!


Donaldson was founded in 1998 by Walter R. Donaldson, a Maryland native and Certified Property Manager (CPM) with over 50 years of multifamily and commercial property management and investment experience. Walt’s knowledge, experience, and expertise were second to none in the business and he grew a best-in-class team by sharing his wisdom and insights.

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Donaldson Leadership Team’s is a recognized leader in identifying distressed properties as candidates for major rehabilitations and repositioning. Through a total team commitment to each project, Donaldson manages the entire value-add experience including capital improvements, marketing, training, expense control, contract optimization, and more. Thorough and timely communications within our team and with the client help everyone reach objective.

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Donaldson Cares

Donaldson supports the communities in which we work and live through its CARES (Communities And Residents Embracing Service) initiative. Compassion is one of our core values and giving back to our local communities is one key way we keep that commitment.

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Core Values

We have built a legacy over the past 20 years through our VISION, MISSION, VALUES, and PROMISE.

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