Jay Nugent is Senior Vice President with JLL and is head of the Orange County Agency group, specializing in representing Landlords in Orange County, California. Throughout his 15-year career, Mr. Nugent has had an emphasis on representing many of the countrys largest institutional owners of real estate exclusively with their lease negotiations and dispositions. His experience includes new lease negotiations and renewals, build-to-suit developments, property dispositions and property valuation consulting.
In late 2010, Mr. Nugent moved to Orange County to open up the JLL Agency practice in Orange County. Since that time, JLL has grown its Agency practice throughout the County to include seven (7) full time employees dedicated to the Agency team and they currently handle in excess of 5 million square feet of institutionally owned real estate which puts them in the top 3 in the market in terms of market share.
Prior to working in Orange County, Mr. Nugent was a Senior Vice President with Richards Barry Joyce & Partners in Boston. From 2002 to 2007, he served as an Assistant Vice President with Spaulding and Slye in Boston and was with Spaulding and Slye when they were sold to JLL in 2006.
In the past fifteen (15) years Mr. Nugent has executed more than 7 million square feet of leases and sales on behalf of Landlords and Tenants. His Landlord leasing experience has included the oversight of more than 8 million square feet of institutionally owned office space.
He has been continuously recognized as one of CoStars Top Power Brokers multiple times and has been a recipient of the Commercial Real Estate Brokers Association Platinum Producer Club.
Mr. Nugent holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with a minor in Pre-Law from Arizona State University. While on the East Coast, Mr. Nugent was a member of the Board of Directors of the Commercial Brokers Association and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. He is also involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization, which provides role models and direction for disadvantaged youths and he is currently very active in Newport Beach youth sports programs, as a softball and soccer coach.
Mr. Nugent holds a real estate license designation in both California and Massachusetts.