Jason Ovadia

Jason Ovadia

Senior Managing Director

Current Responsibilities:

Jason Ovadia is the Chairman for West Coast Industrial and 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 as a Co-Chairman on the Industrial Executive Committee, the JLL Brokerage Leadership Council, 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 $3.5 billion worth of real estate transactions, completing over 50 million square feet of industrial leasing and sales.

Experience:
 
Prior to joining JLL, Jason was a Director at Cushman & Wakefield.
 
Awards:
  • CoStar Power Broker Award 2008-20
  • SIOR Top Industrial Lease 2016-18
  • JLL Top Gun 2015-20, Gold Achiever 2013-14, Top Achiever 2012
  • ASVB, Deal of the Year 2013
  • SF Business Times Award, Deal of the Year 2013 & 2020
  • East Bay Brokers Top 3 Producer 2014-20
  • Cushman & Wakefield, Rookie of the Year

Select Experience
Owners:

  • Bentall Green Oak
  • BlackCreek
  • Blackstone
  • CenterPoint Properties
  • Dermody Properties
  • Duke Realty
  • New York Life
  • Panattoni
  • Prologis
  • Stockbridge

Occupiers:

  • IKEA
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Lineage Logistics
  • Matson Logistics
  • McKesson Corporation
  • Pratt Corrugated Holdings
  • Tesla

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 and the East Bay Broker’s Association. Additionally, Jason is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). 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.