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Los Angeles, CA

Jim Kruse

Regional President | Brokerage | Greater Los Angeles
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T 213.225.7249 M 310.962.7246 jim.kruse@kidder.com
601 S Figueroa Street
Suite 2700
Los Angeles, CA 90017
LIC N°
00678735
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About

Jim Kruse is the Regional President of Brokerage for Greater Los Angeles, including our offices in downtown LA, West LA/Century City, El Segundo, and Pasadena. He oversees strategic business pursuits, client relationships, and recruitment. Jim is a well-known industry leader with over 35 years of commercial real estate expertise in Southern California. His vast experience includes 15 years as Senior Managing Director for CBRE’s LA offices, Executive Vice President for Grubb & Ellis’ LA offices, top producing broker at Cushman & Wakefield, and CEO of LA-based investor/developer DPI Retail, among other successful pursuits.

A lifelong resident of Los Angeles, Jim was an All-American water polo player in college and inducted into the University of California Irvine Hall of Fame. He was a member of the US National and Olympic water polo teams, competed with the US team for seven years, and was later invited to be an Olympic water polo commentator for NBC and ABC Sports for the following five Olympic Games.

Achievements

UCLA/LOS ANGELES TIMES Annual Forecast – lecturer/panelist
UNITED STATES National and Olympic water polo teams
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE Athletic Hall of Fame
NBC/ABC SPORTS Olympic water polo commentator for five Olympic games

Education

University of California Irvine, Bachelor of Arts