Jonathan J. Larsen

Principal and Managing Director
Capital Markets Group Tenant Representation Occupier Solutions


Jonathan is a member of Avison Young’s Global Leadership Team. Jonathan is the leader of Avison Young’s West Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Tri Cities and Ventura County operations in Southern California while continuing his focus on Downtown Los Angeles and maintaining two offices in downtown Los Angeles and West Los Angeles to better serve his clients. In this role, he oversees delivery of all services to clients, develops new business and recruits additional talent to enhance local service offerings. A real estate executive with over 32 years of experience, he has been recognized on numerous occasions as a top broker by CoStar and the Los Angeles Business Journal. 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

2016-2018 Los Angeles Business Journal - 500 Most Influential People in Los Angeles

2015-2018 Los Angeles Business Journal - Deal of the Year - Los Angeles

2015-2018 Avison Young Circle of Excellence as Top Global Performer

2003-2018 CoStar Power Broker of the Year- Los Angeles

2017 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 (College Basketball Player of the Year Award)

Board Member and Past President, Jonathan Club

Advisory Board, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology



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

University of Southern California Gould School of Law Graduate


Professional Affiliations

• Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association (LACRA)

• CoreNet Global

• Urban Land Institute (ULI)

• Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR)