Lea M. Sandoval, LEED AP O+M

Lea M. Sandoval, LEED AP O+M

Senior Vice President, Director of Operations

​Current responsibilities
As Vice President, Regional Operations Manager, Lea oversees the property management business in JLL's Southwest Market, which covers Southern California, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Hawaii, totaling 7.8 million square feet of office and 9.1 million square feet of industrial. She is responsible for client service, new business opportunities, regional operations, employee engagement and training, and team management.

Lea is also the National Client Relationship Manager for Lexington Realty Trust for a portfolio of 40 properties across the country, totaling 6.6 million square feet. She is the primary point of contact for the client, including client interface around key issues, asset management, and internal teams on multiple business lines. She ensures there is standardized and coordinated processes, procedures, training, communication, and deliverables that include uniform reporting packages, budgets, service agreements, and management agreements.

Lea started her career with JLL in 2000 as a Tenant Services Coordinator. She advanced her career to a Property Administrator, Leasing Assistant, and then Assistant General Manager. She joined Means Knaus Partners (MKP) in 2007 where she was a Senior Property Manager for the Rocky Mountain Region with focus on the Colorado and Los Angeles property management markets. During her tenure with MKP she helped develop the firm's training programs, standardized documents, and internal audit program. Lea returned to JLL in 2013, when the firm acquired MKP, as a Vice President, Group Manager for Property Management overseeing the management business in Colorado's South Suburban market and Utah. Responsibilities included managing a team of 25 employees of managers, accountants, administrators and engineers, to deliver consistently high quality management, accounting and engineering services to clients for 19 properties, totaling 3.8 million square feet, consisting of office, industrial and mixed-use properties.

Representative clients
• Lexington Realty Trust
• JP Morgan
• Beacon Capital Partners
• Callahan Capital Partners
• KBS Realty Advisors
• Broadreach Capital Partners
• Equity West Investment Partners
• City Office REIT
• Palisades Capital Management
• Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
• Bentall Kennedy
• Onward Investors
• Allives / Cristobal Properties
• TA Realty
• LaSalle Investment Management
• Exeter Property Group
• IDI Services Group

Education and affiliations
• B.A. in Business from the University of Colorado, Boulder
• Licensed Real Estate Broker in Colorado and California (in progress)
• RPA Designated (in progress)
• Member  of BOMA, IREM, IFMA, NAIOP and CREW