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Jill Arias

Executive Managing Director

CA RE License #00870387

Jill Arias joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018 as an executive managing director in the San Mateo office, where she focuses on corporate real estate transaction advisory services for global, national and regional portfolio accounts as well as acquisitions and dispositions of commercial property.

Ms. Arias is an experienced commercial real estate veteran with expertise in the representation of office, industrial and R&D clients. Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, she was an executive managing director for more than seven years at Cushman & Wakefield. Previously, Ms. Arias was a development manager at Panattoni Development Company, LLC, where she managed the development of seven California industrial and office projects.

Partial List of Significant Transactions
  • 1 million-plus SF of leased transactions for technology tenants
  • NSG: 185-plus acres, Lathrop, CA. Land disposition
  • Old Republic National Title Insurance Company: lead transaction advisor for 240 facilities nationwide
  • Heitman Properties: 650,000 SF, San Francisco and 515,000 SF, Oakland, CA. Class A office tower dispositions
  • Sarofim Realty Advisors: 550,000 SF, San Francisco, CA. Class A office tower disposition
  • LaSalle Investment Management: 170,000 SF, Irvine, CA. R&D/industrial development and disposition
  • FedEx: 115,000 SF, Costa Mesa, CA. Industrial acquisition and property conversion to a sorting facility
Partial Client List
  • California State Automobile Association
  • Confidential Technology and Life Science Companies
  • Heitman Financial
  • La Salle Investment Management
  • New York Life
  • Nomura Securities
  • Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
  • PG&E
  • Sarofirm Realty Advisors
  • U.S. HealthWorks
Professional Achievements
  • Top 4 producer, Cushman & Wakefield Palo Alto, 2015 to 2017
  • National Top 100 producer, Cushman & Wakefield, 2015
  • CoStar Power Broker
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, CoreNet Global, Northern California Chapter
  • Certified Senior Leader of Corporate Real Estate (SLCR), CoreNet Global
  • Licensed real estate broker, state of California

Education
Ms. Arias earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance with a minor in real estate from the University of Southern California.

Jill Arias
Jill Arias
Executive Managing Director
2950 South Delaware Street
Suite 125
San Mateo, CA 94403
United States
T  650.572.6575


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Areas of Specialization
  • Occupier Services
  • Tenant Representation
  • Office
  • Industrial
  • R&D
  • Retail
  • Land