Ken Shishido

Ken Shishido

Senior Vice President

Current Responsibilities

Ken Shishido is responsible for the sale and leasing of retail/commercial space throughout California and the Western U.S. His focus is on box retail space with an emphasis on high tenant improvement uses such as movie theatres, grocery stores and health clubs. He has represented specialty grocers such as Mitsuwa, 99 Ranch and Super King and is the broker for Gold’s Gym and Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas for California.


Mr. Shishido has over 36 years in commercial real estate. Mr. Shishido has been involved in the sale and leasing of over four million square feet of retail/commercial space throughout California and the Western U.S. He has also secured the entitlements for and developed over 100,000 square feet of commercial space in Southern California.

Mr Shishido came to JLL as part of the acquisition of Wilson Retail Group (WRG), which was one of the dominant retail brokerage firms operating in Southern California. He was one of the lead brokers focused on tenant representation and one of the top producing brokers at the firm.

Previous to this, Mr. Shishido served as Senior Vice President at Grubb & Ellis in Newport Beach, where he focused on representing expanding regional and national big box retailers along with the leasing of institutional quality shopping center properties.

His longest tenure was at Lee & Associates in Sherman Oaks where he was a Principal/Shareholder for over 16 years and a consistent Top Ten Broker. His focus was on expanding regional and national retailers.

Education and Affiliations

Mr. Shishido attended UCLA where he graduated with both a BA in Economics and obtained an MBA in Finance/Strategic Planning. He holds a California Brokers License, is an active member of ICSC and several Long Beach area charities.