The San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders, is the market’s most comprehensive product of people you should know in the business community. The 500 includes business leaders and executives who have founded or are running significant companies in terms of number of jobs, key products and services, experts who raise the level of the industry here and beyond and those who lead in the business community. The 500 is selected by the San Diego Business Journal newsroom.

Paul Komadina

Managing Director San Diego Region, CBRE

Paul Komadina oversees the owner/investor business which includes agency leasing of all product types, investment properties, and debt and structured finance. He is responsible for coordination of brokers across multiple business lines. In his previous role he was a co-leader of the CBRE San Diego Investment Properties Group. Komadina is a former CBRE San Diego Rookie of the Year and won a national leadership award from the company’s Investment Properties Group. He is on the boards of the local NAIOP chapter and LEAD San Diego.

ALMA MATER: University of San Diego

BUCKET LIST: Completing the Qualcomm Million Dollar Challenge bike ride from San Francisco to San Diego.

TOUGHEST CHALLENGE: Making it through the downturn as a 100 percent