Specializing in sales, acquisitions and leasing of restaurants, bars and clubs in San Diego, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties.
Jonathan’s grew up in a restaurant family in Pasadena getting exposure to to the restaurant business at an early age. After obtaining an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and a Master’s degree from UCLA he began his 30 year commercial real estate career. He started with Grubb & Ellis in San Diego where he specialized in the sale of investment property before moving on to a real estate development company in Pasadena where he was responsible for leasing the company’s retail and office properties throughout Southern California. Jonathan then joined up with CB Richard Ellis and was named “Regional Rookie of the Year” and received the “Distinguished Achievement Award” for exceptional service to clients as a high rise office leasing specialist. After seven years as a successful broker at CBRE, Jonathan became Senior Vice President and Principal with Lee & Associates. where he specialized in the sale of bank owned “REO” commercial properties throughout Southern California. After moving to San Diego in 2002, Jonathan became one of the founding Principals of Lee & Associates, San Diego where he specialized in the sale and lease of commercial property until 2013. Over the years Jonathan has completed dozens of restaurant lease transactions. Jonathan has been licensed as a California Real Estate Broker (#00705613) and General Building Contractor (#B570608) for over 20 years.
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