Richard Gonor

Richard Gonor

Executive Vice President

As an Executive Vice President for JLL, Richard Gonor is a member of the San Diego Agency Leasing team. Richard specializes in the leasing and sales of Class A and B office properties for institutional and regional property owners throughout the Downtown and Central San Diego submarkets. He is a passionate​ industry leader recognized for his vast experience, in-depth understanding​ of the Real Estate Markets and strong relationships, which helps him to advance the performance of the assets his clients own.
Richard represents property owners in all phases of negotiation and real estate brokerage, including pre-leasing new construction, build-to-suits, repositioning assets, investment and owner-user sales. Services provided include developing innovative marketing strategies, portfolio review, pro-forma projections, property valuation, sale and lease analysis, lease renewal and preparation.
Years of experience
24 years
Prior to joining JLL, Richard was with Grubb & Ellis BRE Commercial for 16 years. During the course of his career, Richard has transacted over $1 billion representing more than 6 million s.f.  He has completed over 3,000 lease transactions.
Recent Key transactions 
  • Land sale for build-to-suit with the FBI (GSA) for 250,000 SF
  • Lease to Kaiser for 95,000 SF
  • Lease to County of San Diego for 75,000 SF​
  • Lease to San Diego Union Tribune for 60,000 SF
  • Lease to United Healthcare for 55,000 SF
  • Lease to County of San Diego for 46,000 SF
  • Lease to ITT for 45,000 SF
  • Lease to TDK Lambda 36,000 SF​
  • Lease to Accenture for 34,000 SF
  • JLL “Top Achievers” Award – 2011-2015
  • JLL “Collaboration” Award – Los Angeles Region 2011
  • CoStar Power Broker Award recipient – 2004-2015
  • “40 under 40” recipient – 2008 – Real Estate Southern California Magazine
  • “National Broker Hot List” – 2008 & 2012 – Real Estate Forum Magazine
  • “Circle of Excellence” 2005 – National Top Producers Award

Richard graduated from Texas State with a B.A. in Business Administration and Marketing

Community and personal information

  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • Downtown San Diego Partnership - Planning Committee
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)