Jim Hawkins

Jim Hawkins | Senior Associate
office 714-564-7126
jhawkins@lee-associates.com
DRE #00833274

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Biography

Jim Hawkins started his career in commercial real estate with Ashwill-Hawkins in 1989. His primary focus is commercial office buildings in Orange County. After four successful years, Jim joined Lee & Associates® as an Associate in 1994 and gained partnership status in 1998. Jim brings a background of commercial lending, as a corporate controller, as an owner of a service business, and experience in real estate management and development, to assist and support his clients to make the best business decisions.

Career History/Professional Recognition

  • 2019–Present:  Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc. - Orange (Senior Associate)
  • 1994–2019:  Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc. - Orange (Principal)
  • 1989 –1994:  Ashwill Hawkins, Inc., Brea California Top commissioned sales gent concentrating on listing and selling investment grade product
  • 1983 –1989:  Principus, Inc. dba Send Service, Glendale California Principal of mailing service company serving direct mail clients, and non-profit organization
  • 1982:  John R. Davies & Son - Real Estate Development (Project Consultant)
  • 1979 –1981:  Ashwill-Burke Commercial Real Estate, (Corporate Treasurer
  • 1976 –1978:  First Intermediate Credit Bank of Sacramento, California (Loan Officer and Field Representative)

Affiliations/Education

  • University of California, Davis (1976) – Masters of Science
  • University of Southern California (1974) – Bachelor of Arts
  • Newport Navigator, Newport Beach, California President (200 – 2001)
  • St. Joseph Hospital, Orange
  • Foundation Board Member (2001 – 2012)
  • St. Joseph Hospital – Orange, Board of Trustees (2009 – 2011)
  • St. Joseph Hospital – Orange, Finance Committee (2009 – Present)
  • St. Joseph Hospital – Orange, Spirit of St. Joseph Award 2013

Partial Client List

  • Condominium Management Company
  • Transamerica Financial Services
  • Monroe Systems for Business
  • Denny’s Restaurants
  • Emerson Computer Power Co.
  • Toro Equipment
  • Farmers Insurance
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Lindberg Corporation
  • Burke Asset Management
  • Foxconn International
  • Computer Systems Professionals
  • Spectra Equipment Group
  • Cooper Industries, Inc.
  • University Savings Bank
  • Peachtree Bank Card
  • Peachtree Bank Card
  • Automated Logic Corp.
  • Bank of America
  • North Orange County College District
  • Teamster Local 911