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Tim Olson specializes in representing building owners and tenants with the leasing, acquisition and disposition of office and R&D properties throughout central San Diego.

Tim and his team are recognized as one of the top leasing teams in San Diego, representing over 4.5 million square feet of existing office, corporate HQ and R&D buildings in central San Diego, and are involved in the marketing of three new San Diego developments that total more than 500,000 square feet of future office space.

Through a keen understanding of each client’s business and financial objectives, a collaborative approach, and timely market intelligence, Tim and his team craft strategic, proactive solutions that provide clients a competitive advantage in the  areas of landlord representation, tenant representation, investment services, portfolio review and market analysis.  Tim’s clients include real estate institute trusts, institutional and private owners of real estate, large and small corporate clients, and growing companies. Tim’s unending drive to create value and achieve his clients’ goals is illustrated by his persistence, energy, strategic thinking and by the ownership he takes of each transaction.


Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Tim was a Vice President with Colliers International in San Diego for 6 years working in the same markets. During the course of his career Tim has been involved in over 500 transactions totalling 10.9 million square feet with value exceeding $1.78 Billion.

Specialties include

  • Landlord Representation
  • Acquisitions & Dispositions 
  • Tenant Representation 
  • Lease Negotiation 
  • Financial & Market Analysis


  • #1 Producer - JLL San Diego - 2017
  • Top 5 Producer - JLL San Diego – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Top 10 Producer - JLL San Diego – 2011, 2012
  • Top 10 Producer - Colliers International - 2008
  • Tomorrow’s Leaders Socal – Real Estate Forum – 2015
  • Costar “Power Broker” award – 2006-2017
  • “Young Influentials” award recipient - San Diego Daily Transcript - 2013
  • Rookie of the Year at Colliers International - 2004

Education and Affiliations

  • University of San Diego - B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Accounting
  • Sigma Chi Fraternity - Member
  • Jesuit High School in Sacramento, CA 
  • NAIOP Member
  • NAIOP Developing Leaders – Board Member – 2006-2012
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) – Candidate Member
  • Urban Land Institute - Member