Jason Ovadia, SIOR

Jason Ovadia, SIOR

Executive Managing Director

Jason Ovadia is responsible for Co-leading the Northern California Industrial Super Region. 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 Council, is a member of the Supply Chain & Logistics Group and is the Industrial Co-Chairman for the National Investor Account Team (NIAT).


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 $6 billion worth of real estate transactions, completing over 85 million square feet of industrial leasing and sales. 


  • San Francisco Business Times Deal of the Year 2013, 2021 & 2022
  • Connect CRE California Broker of the Year 2021
  • CoStar Power Broker Award 2008-23
  • CoStar Top East Bay Lease of the Year 2021, 2022, 2023
  • SIOR Top Industrial Lease 2016-18, 2021
  • ASVB, Deal of the Year 2013
  • JLL Top Gun 2015-23, Gold Achiever 2013-14, Top Achiever 2012 
  • East Bay Brokers Top 3 Producer 2014-23
  • Cushman & Wakefield, Rookie of the Year

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 board member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) San Francisco chapter. Additionally, Jason is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the East Bay Broker’s Association. Jason lives in Diablo, CA with his wife and two sons.

Select Owners Experience:

  • Ares Industrial Management
  • Bentall Green Oak
  • Bridge Industrial Development
  • Brookfield
  • CenterPoint Properties
  • Clarion Partners
  • Crow Holdings
  • Dermody
  • EastGroup
  • First Industrial
  • Hines
  • LINK
  • Morgan Stanley
  • New York Life
  • Panattoni
  • PGIM
  • Prologis
  • Sagard
  • Stockbridge
  • Terreno Realty
  • Westcore Properties

Select Occupier Experience:

  • IKEA
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Lineage Logistics
  • McKesson Corporation
  • UL Solutions