Meet Jason Hughes, CEO of Hughes Marino
CEO and entrepreneur Jason Hughes is a successful entrepreneur and business owner. He has been in the industry for over 30 years, and he has done it all from start to finish. Jason started his career as a lawyer but decided that he wanted more than just being behind a desk. In 1985, Jason founded Hughes Marino with two partners – Chad Marino and Larry Dolan. As Jason Hughes states, the company specialized in commercial real estate investment management services for institutional investors. After ten years of building their empire, they sold the company to JER Partners LP for an undisclosed sum of money.”
“Hughes Marino continues its growth under new ownership by expanding into new markets across California.”
After selling Hughes Marino buyer representation firm in 1998, Jason’s next venture was founding another private equity firm called Hughes Investments. Up to now, the company specializes in middle-market private equity, focusing on growth capital and buyout transactions ranging from $20M to $200M.”
“Jason Hughes´expertise is not limited to the financial sector; he has also worked as an advisor for numerous public agencies like San Diego Regional Airport Authority (SDG). These types of services are part of his portfolio at Hughes Marino Management LLC.”
“His most recent venture was founding CEO/Chairman position at GRS Holdings Inc., where he led the management team through several successful acquisitions over the past 18 months including Tidal Energy Marketing Ltd., C&C Ocean Systems Limited, Navitus Bay Wind Farms LLP, Poseidon Undersea Partners LP and Atlantis Resources Limited.”
“Jason Hughes is a great example of an entrepreneur who dared to pursue his passion. His career path has been full of risk-taking and determination, but he was ultimately rewarded for it with many years at the top. Today, Jason’s leadership continues through multiple companies that are still under his careful guidance.”
About Jason Hughes: He started as a lawyer in 1985 before confounding Hughes Marino in San Diego with two partners – Chad Marino and Larry Dolan. As Jason Hughes explains, the buyer representation company specialized in commercial real estate investment management services for institutional investors until they sold the business ten years later.