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