MacDonald is a member of the real estate team. He is also involved in various investment and portfolio management activities. Prior to joining StepStone in 2014, he was a founding partner of Clairvue Capital Partners, a real estate investment manager that integrated with StepStone to establish StepStone Real Estate. At Clairvue, he was an investment committee member and sourced, underwrote, and managed investments in the US, Europe, and Latin America. Before Clairvue, he was a director at Liquid Realty Partners, an investment manager focused on real-estate private equity secondaries. MacDonald has earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor of science degree from Indiana University.