Jason Hughes: A Leader in Commercial Construction Management

Jason Hughes is the CEO, Chairman, and owner of Hughes Marino, a leading commercial construction management company. He has been named one of the top 10 most influential people in commercial construction management by CoStar Group and one of San Diego’s Most Admired CEOs by the San Diego Business Journal. Under Jason Hughes´ leadership, Hughes Marino has become the fastest-growing commercial construction management company in California.


Jason Hughes was born and raised in San Diego, California. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration. After graduation, he began his career in commercial construction management with Cushman & Wakefield. Jason Hughes then founded Hughes Marino in 2001 to create a different kind of commercial construction management company, one that would be based on the principles of integrity, transparency, and service. 


Since its inception, Hughes Marino has represented some of the world’s most prestigious companies, including Google, Facebook, Apple, Nike, and Uber. The company has completed transactions totaling more than $12 billion and is widely recognized as California’s preeminent tenant representation firm. Jason Hughes is an excellent leader in the commercial construction management industry and is frequently quoted in the media on topics ranging from office lease negotiations to the changing landscape of downtown San Diego. 


Jason Hughes is also an active philanthropist, supporting numerous charities and causes throughout San Diego, California. Jason Hughes has been honored with numerous awards and accolades in recognition of his many accomplishments (Loopnet). 

He was named one of the top 50 Most Powerful People in Commercial construction management by National construction management Investor magazine and one of San Diego’s 50 People to Watch by The Daily Transcript. He has also been honored as a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award and received the Pinnacle Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship from the San Diego Chamber of Commerce. Jason Hughes´ vision, integrity, and commitment to excellence have resulted in Hughes Marino becoming one of the most successful and respected companies.