Charlie Copelan

Corporate Real Estate Advisor, CCIM, MCR
858.519.3243 (ph)
619.206.4761 (c)
License #01295083



Charlie brings to McKinney Advisory Group over 15 years of experience in corporate real estate, most specifically in transaction management, brokerage, systems development, and property management for large corporate clients. He has worked in commercial real estate for over 25 years and has a great deal of experience in many facets of real estate and all product types. Charlie has completed well over 1,000 transactions covering sites in 44 states and over 200 domestic and international markets.

Charlie has been extremely successful at working collaboratively with clients, team members, and other professionals to identify opportunities, develop strategies, and execute plans to get real estate aligned with business objectives. His efforts have saved companies many millions of dollars through disposing of surplus properties, improving systems, expertly negotiating deals, and creatively identifying opportunities to reduce occupancy costs.

Service Specialization

Corporate Services Management, Procuring Government Incentives, Transaction Management, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Valuations, Site Selection & Development, Systems Development, Portfolio Management, and Brokerage Services.

Select Client Representations

Asics (National), Molina Healthcare Inc. (National), JPMorgan Chase (San Diego & Atlanta), Citizens Communications (Dallas), Pacific Convenience & Fuels, San Ramon (CA), GTE (Tampa), Burnham Service Company (Atlanta), Premiere Technologies, (Atlanta), Caribiner International (Atlanta), Georgia Department of Transportation (Atlanta)

Professional Development Organizations

  • CCIM, San Diego Chapter – Board Member
  • San Diego Chamber of Commerce – Member

Causes and Nonprofit Involvement

  • A Reason To Survive – Volunteer
  • Father Joe’s Villages – Volunteer
  • Sustainable Surplus – Advisor & Advocate


Volunteering, My dog Bo, Travel, Wine, Cross-Border Business Development, Summer Olympics to San Diego 2024

Professional Accreditations

  • CCIM
  • MCR


  • BBA, Real Estate, University of Georgia
  • MBA Program, Finance, University of Tampa (attended 1995-1997)
  • Real Estate Certificate Program, University of San Diego (attending since 2008)

Contact for:

Corporate Portfolio Management, Philanthropic Partnerships, Mexico-US Real Estate Requirements