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Ron Magnaghi

Senior Managing Director

CA RE License #01127146

Ron Magnaghi serves as a senior managing director at Newmark Knight Frank's San Diego office. Mr. Magnaghi specializes exclusively in tenant representation for local and multi-market companies occupying office and flex-type properties. Using his business tools, resources and processes designed specifically for the corporate tenant, he provides his clients with a competitive advantage as he focuses on achieving their real estate goals.

Over his 23-year brokerage career in San Diego, Mr. Magnaghi has consistently ranked among the city's top producing professionals, focusing on representing business service, high-tech, educational and other growth-oriented companies. He has completed more than 1.0 billion square feet of transactions during his career, and consistently finishes 25 or more projects every year.

Mr. Magnaghi rejoined Newmark Knight Frank in 2014 after working for two years at the Irving Group, where he was a senior vice president. He previously held executive positions at Studley Inc., Cushman & Wakefield of San Diego and Irving Hughes. He began his commercial real estate career at Grubb & Ellis in 1992, winning that year's Rookie of the Year award and earning rapid promotion to senior marketing consultant. He also ranked as a top producer with Cushman & Wakefield, and was recognized by the Irvine Company as a top tenant broker in San Diego.


  • Texas Instruments
  • JVC
  • Nextwave Telecom
  • VCA Ahntech
  • Stewart Title
  • The Art Institute of San Diego
  • Chart Industries
  • Trader Publications
  • PNC Bank
  • Kiewit Companies
  • The City of Carlsbad
  • University of Phoenix
  • White Labs
  • Pardee Homes

Mr. Magnaghi has a bachelor's degree from the University of San Diego, where he studied history.

Ron Magnaghi
Ron Magnaghi
Senior Managing Director
4655 Executive Drive
Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92121
United States
T  858.875.3611
Fax: 858.875.3636

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Areas of Specialization
  • Tenant Representation
  • User Purchase Representation

Years of Experience
23 years