Los Angeles

Gerald A. Porter

Managing Principal


Jerry Porter is one of the founding principals of Cresa. Representing national accounts, Jerry has distinguished himself as a broker and an entrepreneur for over 35 years. A frequent speaker and acknowledged expert in the use of technology in commercial real estate, he has been called “the most wired active broker in the nation.”


Los Angeles
11726 San Vicente Blvd
Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90049


310.207.1700 x116

The quality of Cresa’s financial and strategic analysis and the ability to present complex concepts to audiences of varying seniority was always extremely well received and appreciated. I would comfortably recommend Jerry Porter, whose patience, knowledge and professionalism is without question.
Michelle Marwood  |   Firmwide Director of Real Estate
Kirkland and Ellis
•  Activision
•  Oracle
•  Fox
•  Marcus & Millichap
•  Warner Music Group
•  Sony
•  Viacom 
•  DreamWorks
Jerry received his B.A. degree in Psychology from Stanford University and his M.B.A. degree in Real Estate Finance from University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson School of Business. 
Jerry is an Associate Member of Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA’s Anderson School and is serving on the Advisory Board for Real Estate Southern California Magazine and California Real Estate Journal. He has served as Chairman and is currently serving as Executive Board Member for Kidsave International, Los Angeles Business Council (LABC), and Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association (LACRA). He has also served as Vice President for CoreNet Global’s Los Angeles Region and as Chairman for Cresa.