Meet Our Team

The entrepreneurial success of Metzler is shaped by our talented team of professionals who put their knowledge, ideas, talents and capabilities to work for our clients. They are the force that drives change and safeguards the success of our business. We are hands-on professionals with decades of experience creating value for our clients in good markets and in bad. 

Our experienced, senior team of real estate experts is directly familiar with and engaged in the principal north american investment markets, experienced in each of the major property types and skilled in implementing investment strategies across the risk/return spectrum.

DONALD M. WISE
President & CEO              CONTACT

700 Fifth Avenue, 61st Floor
Seattle, WA 98104-5071

Phone: (206) 623–2700

Mr. Wise has overall responsibility for the formulation and successful implementation of North American real estate investment strategies for the firm’s institutional and private clients.

Mr. Wise brings nearly 40 years of substantial real estate experience and leadership to the firm. Prior to joining Metzler in 2003, he directed asset management for Unico Properties and, earlier, that company's property management and leasing group. Mr. Wise also led various real estate assignments in principal markets across the US on behalf of JLL. He began his career with The Austin Company, where he helped design and build a number of industrial, laboratory and office facilities.

Mr. Wise is active in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE). He also serves several non-profit and civic organizations including YouthCare, Leadership Tomorrow, and the Downtown Seattle Association.

Mr. Wise holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University and a MS in Civil Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He also completed the Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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