In 2004, Jay Martinez joined Marcus & Millichap Investment Brokerage in Downtown Los Angeles. His first year at the firm, he earned “Rookie of the Year”. Rising through the rankings in the first chapter of his brokerage career, he made prudent adjustments to his business. Mr. Martinez decided to reinvigorate his approach after the Great Recession, focusing on retail, industrial and development sites.
After five well accomplished years at Marcus & Millichap, Mr. Martinez elected to join Lee & Associates as principal to the firm. His full year he was inducted into the “President’s Circle of Excellent” and awarded “Principal of the Year”. He was named one of the Top 5 Performers at Lee & Associates throughout his tenure with the firm. In 2012, Jay Martinez became the broker of record and co-founder of Hudson Commercial Partners. For almost a decade, Hudson Partners had a significant market share and presence throughout Los Angeles, prior to its absorption from Kidder Mathews Century City.
Today, Mr. Martinez has cultivated long-term relationships with many of his clients; He actively participates in partnerships with clients in purchasing non-performing notes and distressed properties. Moreover, Mr. Martinez holds a General Contractor Class B License, which added to his resume for his personal construction endeavors and it has enhanced his brokerage skills tremendously.