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Hughes Marino CEO is a well-known businessman based in San Diego. He is the founder and chief executive officer of Hughes Marino. He built his business based on a passion of wanting to represent tenants’ needs rather than the landlords. Hughes Marino is currently the largest tenant and buyer representation firm within San Diego and one of the key players in that industry in the country. Jason’s influence has run the representation market for close to 20 years and has been instrumental in the execution of laws such as the SB 1171. The law emphasized transparency between commercial tenants and brokers.


Hughes Marino CEO Background


Hughes Marino CEO is a graduate of Pepperdine University, where he pursued his undergraduate degree in business administration. He followed it with a master’s degree in business administration. This enabled him to advance his career as an executive leader. His career began while working at Cushman and Wakefield in Los Angeles. The Hughes Marino company allowed Hughes to curve his career in commercial realty. After working for a couple of years, he realized untapped potential in the tenant representation market and moved back to San Diego to start his own company.


Motivation to start Hughes Marino


Working in the commercial reality for a while led Hughes Marino CEO to discover that there was a level of disservice merited upon tenants. Brokers were given huge mandates with less training. The Hughes Marino staff members state that the industry was filled with companies with brokers whose rights were not met. Hughes Marino CEO started Hughes Marino to create a company that provided its brokers training in areas that were related to commercial property representation. 


He brought in experts in law, construction, lease, and audit who would train his brokers so that they would provide excellent service to their clients. His companies have placed a specific focus on representing companies leasing out or purchasing space for their business. Presently, Hughes Marino is responsible as a tenant and buyer representative purchasing and leasing over millions of square feet. It has expanded operations to California, Carmel Valley, and Sorrento Mesa.