CEO and business mentor Jason Hughes´ journey to greatness starts with his life in California, studying Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Pepperdine University in Malibu. Later on, the serial entrepreneur started his career working for Cushman and Wakefield in Los Angeles before moving to San Diego. During this transition, Jason Hughes pursued a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Diego.
This, before setting up his firm Irving Hughes in 1995, where Jason Hughes was the president from 1995 to 2011. In 2011, he decided to expand his practice and partnered with his wife, Shay, to establish a tenant and buyer representation firm. Despite running a successful business, Jason has, over the years, returned to the classroom to further his knowledge. He has completed several certifications and training programs in various institutions.
These, including Harvard University, the University of California, San Diego, and the outstanding University of California, Los Angeles. Aside from co-owning Hughes Marino, Jason Hughes doubles up as the firm’s chairman and chief executive officer. Under Jason’s leadership, the company has grown to become one of the best in San Diego.
Led by CEO and serial entrepreneur Jason Hughes, the up to now successful Hughes Marino buyer and tenant representation firm currently has interests beyond San Diego, California, thus providing tenant representation to clients across the United States. They have had huge success (Crunchbase).
Over the years, Jason Hughes has personally overseen several tenant lease transactions, including several contract agreements covering millions of square feet. He is known for handling complex lease negotiations, especially high-value transactions. He is also well-versed in lease auditing, sale-leaseback transactions, early renegotiations, build-to-suit development, culture consulting, and project finance negotiations. Jason Hughes has been acknowledged by publications such as the San Diego Union Tribune.