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​​​​​Current responsibilities

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.​


Prior to joining JLL, Jay was a Senior Vice President with Colliers International. Throughout his 20 plus year career, Jay has specialized in office, industrial and research and development property marketing, completing over 3,500 transactions totaling over $3.5 billion in value​

Notable transactions

  • San Diego Tech Center, 400,000 square feet of leasing (including 192,000 sf with Sony Entertainment) and a $256,000,000 sale

  • Horizon Tech Center at Scripps Ranch – 158,000 lease to Lockheed Martin

  • Land sale and 466,000 SF lease to Intuit at Santa Fe Summit

  • Carroll Canyon Business Park – 25 buildings sold over $40 million in sales

  • Crossroads Industrial Park – 7 buildings leased/ sold over $36 million

  • Torrey Pines Court – 4 retrofitted buildings; over $30 million in leases.​

  • Over $250 million in sales/ leasing at Scripps Northridge

Jay’s client list includes such notable real estate companies as Kilroy Realty, Brandywine Realty, Pearlmark, Brookwood, Prudential Real Estate, TA Realty, Beacon Properties, Rockwood Capital, GE Real Estate/Arden Realty and The Muller Company.

Education and Affilations

  • MBA in real estate finance from the San Diego State University

  • Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 

  • Founding member and past president of the San Diego’s SIOR chapter

  • Current active board member for NAIOP San Diego

  • SDCCAR “Deal Maker of the Year” 4 times

  • Perennial Costar “Power Broker”

  • Named by the San Diego Daily Transcript as one of the “50 most influential” in San Diego for 2012 and 2014

Jay was the “Top Producer” in 2007 and 2008 at Colliers International and was in the “Top 10” at San Diego Colliers office every year since 1999.  Jay was the “Top Industrial Broker” nationwide at Colliers in 2004. Jay has been a top 5 performer at the San Diego office of JLL in 2012, and was the Top Producer for 2013.​

Jay’s community involvement includes serving leading a team for the “Baja Challenge” for 12 years, involvement in Las Patronas with wife Mary Ann, and Casa De Los Pobres in Tijuana.​