Jerry Sullivan


Jerry Sullivan is the Editor of the Los Angeles Business Journal, the leading source of news, feature stories, analysis and commentary for the community of business in Los Angeles.

He previously served in the same capacity for the Orange County Business Journal, a sister publication based in Irvine, California.

Sullivan founded the Los Angeles Garment & Citizen, which served neighborhoods throughout Downtown Los Angeles and surrounding districts from 2001 to 2010.

He also has edited California Apparel News, Pacific Textile News and World Trade Magazine.

Prior experience as a reporter includes working the crime, sports and business beats for weekly and daily newspapers.

Sullivan is a native of Chicago, and a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.

He can be reached at

Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 200

Recent Stories

Zigs & Zags; Trump & L.A. Times; Icons & Eli

California often zigs when the rest of the country zags, and Los Angeles has long been the chief locus of the instinct – perhaps never more than these days when it comes to China.


President, Co-founder, Milken Foundation

Michael Milken was a disruptor long before the Digital Age.

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Hilton’s Other Career; Soon-Shiong’s Ripple

Our annual compendium of Wealthiest Angelenos and related coverage highlight this week’s Business Journal

Top Line on Wealthiest: $219 Billion

Moderate gain over course of unpredictable year; Soon-Shiong still tops

The members of the 2018 Wealthiest Angelenos list combined for an increase in fortune despite a slight decline in their ranks, according to Business Journal estimates.

Cultural Attraction

Affluent lift Los Angeles to new level in art world

Fine art and L.A.’s wealthiest are elevating L.A.’s reputation in the art world.

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Rockefeller Collection to Villaraigosa, Election

Art and wealth crossed paths in a big way last week in New York, where the late Peggy and David Rockefeller’s collection had already set a world record at an auction by Christie’s that was ongoing as of press time.

Aecom Writes the Book; Milken Brings the Media

Guests at the “Cocktails & Conversation” reception Aecom boss Mike Burke hosted during the Milken Institute Global Conference last week might have had to check twice at first glance.

Roskis Bring Added Sense of Diversity

There’s always plenty of talk about L.A.’s diversity – and there’s plenty of texture and nuance to the concept here, as Ed Roski and friends demonstrated when he was honored with the American Friends of Hebrew University’s Scopus Award on April 19.

L.A. Pairings: From Soon-Shiong to Schumer

Some particularly interesting pairs to draw to around Los Angeles these days, starting with Patrick Soon-Shiong and tronc Inc., current owner of the L.A. Times, Chicago Tribune, New York Daily News and other newspapers. Soon-Shiong plans to pay a reported $500 million to get the Times and related publications in California from Chicago-based tronc.

What Soon-Shiong Didn’t Say; China Syndrome

Nothing to report from Patrick Soon-Shiong’s presentation last week to the Breakfast Club

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