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With over nine years of commercial real estate experience, Jake Ragusa focuses on serving office tenants in the Austin market with all of their expansion, disposition, relocation and renewal needs.

Over the course of his career, Jake has carved out a niche working with companies in Austin's dynamic technology sector. He contributes greatly to a team that is passionate in the pursuit of cost savings, risk mitigation and customized strategy, aligned with each client's objectives. 

While at JLL, Jake has completed over 4.4 Million SF of transactions. Jake has been named to the Austin Business Journal's Heavy Hitter list and Costar's Power Broker for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.  Further, he has been awarded as a JLL Top Achiever in 2015 and 2016, JLL Gold Achiever and JLL Top Gun.

Experience

Jake currently represents:

  • ARM – 120,000 RSF New Lease
  • Atlassian – 75,000 RSF New Lease
  • Austin Ventures – 34,000 RSF Lease Consolidation
  • Briggo – 16,000 RSF New Sublease
  • DUO Security – 15,000 RSF New Lease
  • General Motors – 304,000 RSF Building Acquisition
  • Informatica – 42,000 RSF New Lease
  • Stitch Fix – 28,000 RSF New Lease
  • Undisclosed Fortune 500 Co.  – 216,000 RSF New Lease
  • Undisclosed Fortune 500 Co. – 75,000 RSF New Lease
  • Western Governor's University – 21,000 RSF New Lease

Education and Affiliations

Jake earned a Bachelor of Science Administration degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder with an emphasis in Finance.  He also had a successful collegiate football career while attending The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.  He served as a member of the Young Men's Business League and is an advisor on the Pricing Task Force for a local non-profit organization, Emancipet.  In addition, Jake currently serves as one of the regional leaders for JLL's Technology Practice Group.