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Mr. Ryan Hawkins is a Executive Vice President with JLL, specializing in tenant representation throughout the Western United States.  

Throughout his 17-year career, Mr. Hawkins has focused exclusively on representing the needs of corporate users of office and industrial space by using a multi-discipline approach (strategic planning, financial modeling and analysis, and project management) for each engagement.  His experience includes new lease negotiations and renewals, build-to-suit developments, property acquisitions and dispositions, corporate headquarter relocations, and property valuation consulting.


Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Hawkins was Senior Vice President of Corporate Services with The Staubach Company.  He has completed more than 450 transactions with a value consideration of more than $900M for a wide spectrum of tenants.  Mr. Hawkins’ representative clients include Microsoft; Farmers Insurance; Moss Adams; HDR Engineering; Cisco Systems; UPS; Sprint; Great American Insurance Company and Texas Instruments.


While with The Staubach Company, Mr. Hawkins was honored as “Most Improved Broker” (2001) and “Top Achiever” (2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007).  Mr. Hawkins continues his success with JLL as he was honored as “Top Achiever” (2009, 2010 & 2013) and “Gold” Achiever (2012, 2014 & 2015). Mr. Hawkins also volunteers his time as a mentor in JLL’s annual Mentor Protégé program and is a member of the JLL Law Firm Practice Group. 

Mr. Hawkins is a leader in the Orange County commercial real estate industry, having been recognized as a CoStar Power Broker and Broker of the Quarter and Broker of the Year by Orange County’s largest landlord, The Irvine Company (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2015).

Education and affiliations

Mr. Hawkins received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University where he was also captain of the Men’s Soccer team that won three collegiate club national titles.

Mr. Hawkins currently sits on the board of Orange County Management Society, is a member of South County Management Society and Boy Scouts of America, and volunteers his time as a youth leader and soccer coach in Ladera Ranch, California.

Mr. Hawkins holds real estate licensing designations in California.