Jonathan Larsen

Avison Young

Principal, Managing Director and U.S. Executive Committee, Los Angeles

Job Functions: Executive, Investment Sales & Acquisitions, Tenant Representation




Jonathan is a member of Avison Young's global leadership team and U.S. Executive Committee. He is the leader of Avison Young's Downtown Los Angeles office, where he oversees delivery of all services to clients, develops new business and recruits additional talent to enhance local service offerings on a global basis. A real estate executive with over 32 years of experience, he has been recognized on numerous occasions as a top commercial real estate broker by CoStar, Connect Media, Bisnow and the Los Angeles Business Journal, and has completed many of the largest leases and sales throughout the US. Jonathan specializes in representing tenants for all their office and industrial real estate needs, and he is an expert in various types of transactions such as leasing, sale/leasebacks and investment sales throughout the United States.


Before joining Avison Young, Jonathan was the Regional Managing Principal and served on the Board of Directors for Cassidy Turley. Jonathan also started and oversaw the brokerage group for the West region of Transwestern and served on the company's Board of Directors. Prior to working at Transwestern, he launched, managed, and operated the profitable Los Angeles office of Trammell Crow Company (TCC) as a Principal, where he consistently ranked in the top 5 percent of TCC brokers nationally. Prior to TCC, he was a First Vice President at CBRE and ranked in the top 10 percent nationally.




Professional Recognition


2016-2020 Los Angeles Business Journal - 500 Most Influential People in Los Angeles


2015-2019 Los Angeles Business Journal - Deal of the Year - Los Angeles


2015-2019 Avison Young Circle of Excellence as Top Global Performer


2003-2019 CoStar Power Broker of the Year- Los Angeles


2017 & 2019 Connect Media – California Broker of the Year Award


2013 & 2014 Cassidy Turley National Top Producer Award


2015, 2013, 2011, 2010 Los Angeles Business Journal Top Tenant Advisory Broker


2011 Transwestern Top Outsourcing Service Award


2011 Top Tenant Advisory Broker Nationally for Transwestern


2010 Top President of US Private Clubs Award (Jonathan Club)


2008-2011 Transwestern Champions Club (top 5% nationally)


2006 Transwestern "Newcomer of the Year" Award


2002 Los Angeles Business Journal Broker of the Year Award


2002 Top Tenant Advisory Broker Nationally for Trammell Crow Company


1996-2007 Top National Broker for Trammell Crow Company


1990-1996 CBRE Top Broker Award


1989 CBRE "Rookie of the Year" Award


Community Leadership


Board of Directors and Executive Committee, United Way of Greater Los Angeles


Los Angeles Advisory Board, The Posse Foundation


Board of Directors, The Dedeaux Foundation (Jonathan Club)


Board Member and Past President, Jonathan Club (2007-2010)


Advisory Board, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology




University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Finance and Marketing


University of Southern California - USC Gould School of Law


Professional Affiliations


Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association (LACRA)


CoreNet Global


Urban Land Institute (ULI)


Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Ground Lease, Acquisition, Development, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type