Managing Director, Northern California Industrial Co-Head
Jason Ovadia is responsible for leading the Northern California industrial business for JLL. In addition to his regional leadership responsibilities, Jason remains an active industrial broker, representing some of the firm’s most prestigious clients. He also serves on the Industrial Executive Committee, Supply Chain & Logistics Group and is a JLL National Director of the firm.
Jason provides strategic solutions to corporations, institutional owners, developers, REITs, logistics providers and transportation companies helping them improve speed to market, provide cost and risk reduction and maximize location and labor requirements. Brokerage services include lease transactions, agency and tenant representation, site selection, investment sales, acquisition, disposition and build-to-suit properties and portfolios. Since joining JLL in 2008, Jason has been involved in over $1.3 billion worth of real estate transactions, completing over 27 million square feet of industrial leasing and sales.
Prior to joining JLL, Jason was a Director at Cushman & Wakefield.
- McKesson Corporation
- Lineage Logistics
- Kaiser Permanente
- Pratt Corrugated Holdings
- Matson Logistics
- New York Life
- Bentall Kennedy
- CenterPoint Properties
- Industrial Property Trust
- Clarion Partners
Education and Affiliations
Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in Law and Society from the University of Southern California.
He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), and an Easy Bay Brokers’ Association Board Member. He also sits on the Marshall Partners board for the Northern California Chapter of the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. Jason lives in Diablo, CA with his wife and two sons.
CoStar Power Broker Award 2008-16
SIOR Top Industrial Lease 2016-17
JLL Top Gun 2015-17, Gold Achiever 2013-14, Top Achiever 2012
ASVB, Deal of the Year 2013
SF Business Times Award, Deal of the Year 2013
East Bay Brokers Top 3 Producer 2014-17
Cushman & Wakefield, Rookie of the Year