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As a Managing Director for the San Diego JLL office, Jay Alexander leads all activity for brokerage transactions in San Diego. Through his integrated team of thirty brokers, he leads the marketing of premier office, industrial, research and development and biotechnology buildings as well as provides Capital Markets, Corporate Services and Tenant Representation. Personally, Jay focuses on Landlord Agency representation and marketing in the I-15 Corridor.


Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Jay was a Senior Vice President with Colliers International. Throughout his nearly 30 year career, Jay has specialized in office, industrial and research and development property marketing, completing over 4,000 transactions totaling over $4.5 billion in value. Jay’s clients are some of the largest and most nationally and locally recognized real estate development and investment firms.

Notable transactions

  • Horizon Tech Center at Scripps Ranch – 158,000 lease to Lockheed Martin and eventual sale to Mission Fed Credit Union in 2017 for $39.5 million
  • Over $250 million in sales/ leasing at Scripps Northridge, 120 acre master planned office park in Scripps Ranch
  • Land sale and 466,000 SF lease to Intuit at Santa Fe Summit; one of the largest building leases in San Diego History
  • Carroll Canyon Business Park – 25 buildings sold over $40 million in sales in 26 buildings
  • Torrey Pines Court – 4 retrofitted buildings; over $30 million in leases, eventual $130mm sale

Education and Affilations

  • Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • Founding member and past president of the San Diego's SIOR chapter
  • Past active board member for the NAIOP San Diego
  • SDCCAR "Deal Maker of the Year" 4 times and prior board member
  • Perennial Costar "Power Broker"
  • Named by the San Diego Daily Transcript as one of the "50 most influential" in San Diego twice and San Diego Business Journal "most influential 500 business leaders in San Diego" twice

Mr. Alexander was a frequent "Top Producer" at Colliers International and was in the "Top 10" at San Diego Colliers office every year for 11 years in a row, and was the "Top Industrial Broker" nationwide at Colliers in 2004. Jay has been a top 5 performer at the San Diego office 6 out of 7 years at JLL, and was the Top Producer for 2013 and 2014. Jay has earned the "million dollar in revenue" award every year since 2014; and was a JLL "Top Gun" in 2017.

Jay's community involvement includes serving leading a team for the "Baja Challenge" for 15 years, in Tijuana, and active involvement with Casa Del Los Pobres in Tijuana.