The Successful Career Story of Jason Hughes, the Owner of Hughes Marino

Jason Hughes is the founder, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hughes Marino. He attended Pepperdine University In 1987 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BA). He proceeded to the University of San Diego in 1993,and earned his Master of B. A in finance. His passion for learning led him to join Harvard University, UCSD, and UCLA’s where he took several executive programs. The successful businessman and entrepreneur Jason Hughes started his career as a commercial realtor in the 1980s, working for Cushman & Wakefield before moving to San Diego. 


The outstanding founder and CEO Jason Hughes represented several organizations in San Diego, including non-profit, in their purchase and lease negotiations for more than 20 years. The successful businessman and his wife, Shay became highly significant in the commercial property field due to the lease restructuring, tenant representation, and many more. Jason Hughes’ decision to establish Hughes Marino was driven by his interest to provide buyers and tenants with spectacular representation. At the time, many brokers mainly worked in favor of the service landlords. 


Hughes Marino became pioneers in the tenant representation industry by representing firms that had not experienced fair ruling at the bargaining table by doing things differently. Hughes Marino has become one of the best tenant representation organizations. For the many years Jason Hughes has been in the commercial property industry, he has transacted millions of purchases and leases, negotiated difficult and expensive leases, participated in loan structuring, and many more. He is considered an expert in commercial realty.

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