Scott Burns

Scott Burns

Senior Managing Director

Current Responsibilities

Scott Burns is Managing Director and Retail Brokerage Lead for JLL in the greater Los Angeles market.  He leads JLL’s agency leasing and tenant representation practices across SoCal.



Prior to joining JLL, Scott was President and Partner of Wilson Retail Group (WRG), an LA based regional brokerage firm that specialized in retail property leasing, sales and tenant representation.  Scott has represented major institutional property owners such as General Growth Properties, Regency Centers, Seritage Growth Properties, Watt Companies, Wal-Mart Realty and ICI Development.  His major retailer clients have included Home Depot, Ikea, Dollar Tree Stores, Navy Federal Credit Union, AMF/Bowlmor, Farrow & Ball, Rite Aid and Wells Fargo Bank.

Education and Affiliations

Scott graduated from California State University at Northridge with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Law. He remains an active member of his university as a guest lecturer.  Scott is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).  He is currently the Southern California State Chair and a member of ICSC’s Foundation Board of Directors.  He was a founding member and former chair of ICSC’s National Next Generation Committee.