Jonathan Ruiz

One of the founding members of The Agency, Jonathan has earned a reputation as a skilled negotiator and trusted adviser with an unparalleled command of the Los Angeles luxury market. With more than 100 million dollars in sales volume to date, he ranks among the city’s top-producing agents.

A 17-year veteran of the entertainment industry, Jonathan has built an extensive network of connections and a loyal client base of high net worth individuals who value his integrity, discretion, and professionalism. While many agents specialize in only one neighborhood or niche market, Jonathan makes his clients his niche; from the Eastside to the Coast, he has a track record for his high attention to detail and commitment to generating superior results, tailoring his approach to suit the unique and evolving needs of every client.

Though he made the transition from the world of entertainment to real estate just a few years ago, Jonathan has reached a level of accomplishment more commonly associated with agents who have spent decades in the business. With several major transactions in his extensive portfolio, his swift success stands as a testament to his enthusiasm, dedication, and natural ability to connect with his clients.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jonathan attended Harvard-Westlake School and UCLA before embarking on a storied career in the entertainment business. Prior to joining The Agency, he served as VP, Production for Lionsgate Entertainment and VP, Production for New Regency at 20th Century Fox, shepherding projects through all stages of production. Earlier in his career, he worked his way up from the mailroom at Creative Artist Agency (CAA), where he served as a Motion Picture Talent Agent for over a decade, helping launch and manage the careers of numerous high profile clients.

Always striving to offer the best possible representation and a competitive edge, Jonathan enjoys collaborating with his fellow agents at the senior level and sharing information about off-market properties and new luxury listings not yet released to the public. He also works closely with The Agency’s in-house creative team to implement marketing strategies for the properties he and his team represent and personally sees to every detail of the buying and selling process, from arranging showings to hosting open houses.

When he is not working on behalf of his clients, Jonathan is an avid traveler but you can also find him surfing at Latigo Point in Malibu, swimming and running at UCLA, golfing, hiking and practicing yoga. He loves exploring Los Angeles, discovering new restaurants, and has an affinity for good tequila. An avid music lover, he goes to concerts whenever he has the chance. He contributes to and volunteers with a number of charitable causes, including Coupla Guys and Gals Give Back, Wounded Warrior Project, Surfrider Foundation, Giveback Homes & Habitat for Humanity, and Save the Children.

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1250 Foothill Road 93023 SL18-07458


In 1250 Foothill Road, find an earthly paradise located in a harmonious valley. This home exemplifies why many films were shot in and around Ojai. Less than one mile from the heart of town, this stunning, luxury, eco-estate borders the famed Los Padres Nat...

2002 La Brea Terrace 90046 SL18-07695



A unique, carefully maintained, 110 year old California craftsman bungalow hidden in the Hollywood-west foothills. The home has not been on the market in 35 years, its few previous transactions conducted privately. Hidden on a private, gated, terrace street...

3554 Crownridge Drive 91403 SL18-06676

MLS® #18353764

Located in the prime Royal Woods area of Sherman Oaks, this exquisitely updated five-bedroom, five-bathroom home features approximately 4,591 square feet designed to maximize indoor-outdoor living. This private estate sits on a large lot, complete with a po...

838 N. Doheny Drive #905 90069 SL18-06681


Located in the heart of the highly desired neighborhood of Norma Triangle, this chic corner unit is the perfect mix of urban living and the California lifestyle a short distance to the Sunset Strip, Santa Monica Blvd, and across the street from Beverly Hill...

1934 N. Normandie #36 90027 LL18-07627


MLS® #18369854

Newly remodeled and fully furnished home in situated in a beautiful 1920s triplex in the calm and leafy neighborhood of Los Feliz. Centrally located and Laughlin Park adjacent, this home is a short distance from some of LA's best restaurants and shopping, a...

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Stunning Designer-done Modern East Coast Tradit...


MLS® #18320792

Stunning designer-done modern East Coast Traditional in the coveted Bird Streets with quintessential in/outdoor LA living. Soaring ceilings, magnificent chandeliers and beautiful staircase creates a grand entrance to impress. Open floor plan flows between l...

7044 Los Tilos Road 90068 SL13-00152



This just-completed, 4-bedroom, stunning contemporary home is perched on a prime vantage point in Outpost Estates providing jaw-dropping views and a sophisticated, elegant design. The main floor is an entertaining wonderland comprised of a very large, o...

1306 Goucher Street 90272 SL16-02887



In the hills of L.A.’s exclusive Pacific Palisades beachside enclave, this traditional estate with contemporary designer finishes presents luxurious coastal living against sweeping ocean views from Malibu to Palos Verdes. Interiors filled with natural light...

Spectacular Architectural Estate



Finally, an opportunity to own in the highly sought after Fryman Canyon Estates. This architectural, post and beam, mid-century home offers a fabulous and stylish setting on a private and gated half acre lot. Generously proportioned custom windows and multi...

3377 Fryman Place 91604 SL17-05895



Opportunity to own a private compound in the convenient and exclusive Fryman Canyon Estates. Designed by architect Cliff May and previous celebrity owned, this post and beam home offers serene natural surroundings on a half-acre flag lot situated up a long ...

11952 Beach Club Way 90265 SL17-05952



Incredible opportunity to own a charming Malibu beach house in the exclusive, gated Malibu Bay Club community. High beamed ceilings and large floor-to-ceiling windows overlook a breathtaking unobstructed ocean and coastline view and fill this home with suns...

3884 Rambla Orienta Street 90265 SL16-03942



Perched conveniently above PCH and La Costa Beach, this architectural showpiece presents luxurious Malibu living against panoramic ocean views. This striking steel and glass home designed by Architect Ed Niles is filled with natural light and features drama...


3884 Rambla Orienta | Malibu
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