Jonathan Brinsden

Irvine Company

Group President, Irvine Company Commercial Properties

Job Functions: Executive


Jonathan Brinsden is President of Irvine Company’s Office Properties. He is responsible for the leadership and overall performance of the division, including a fully-integrated customer-centric platform of development, design, construction, leasing, operations, and marketing. He oversees portfolio growth strategies through acquisitions and development, and performance of the division’s nearly 53-million-square-foot operating portfolio. The portfolio includes properties in Orange County, San Diego, West Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Chicago and New York City. He joined the company in 2021. Previously, Mr. Brinsden served as Chief Executive Officer of Midway and guided the company’s strategy, growth, and creation of a $2 billion portfolio of mixed-use assets over a 20-year period. Prior to joining Midway, Mr. Brinsden served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Hamm Corporation, a Houston-based development company. Mr. Brinsden is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) as Chairman of ULI Americas; and a Global Board Director, Governing Trustee, ULI Foundational Governor, and past Chair of ULI Houston. Mr. Brinsden has been active in a number of civic leadership and charitable organizations focused on parks and greenspace, homelessness, and education. He is also a former adjunct professor at the University of Houston Bauer Graduate Real Estate Program and a frequent guest lecturer at Texas A&M University and Rice University. Mr. Brinsden holds bachelor degrees in construction science and in environmental design, and a masters degree in land and real estate development from Texas A&M University.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation