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

Kushner Observed; Woori for Hanmi? CBIZ Secret

I figured I might have missed on an item that ran in this space last October, speculating that President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner had an L.A. edition of his NYC-based Commercial Observer in the works.

Kor-Am Bank Files for IPO

Open Bank has filed for an IPO, a move that will take the bank from over-the-counter to Nasdaq listing.

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N.Y.-L.A. Mix: Ackman Abacus, Antonio, Whittier

Several ways to look at New York hedge funder Bill Ackman’s recent retreat from his Pershing Square Capital Management L.P.’s long and hostile run at downtown-based nutrition products marketer Herbalife.

Bad News-Good News Well Done by LAEDC

It was a fascinating morning of good news-bad news propositions at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.’s 2018 Economic Forecast at the Omni Hotel, which drew a crowd of 500 or so to Bunker Hill on the morning of Feb. 21.

Rent Hikes Move to Suburbs

Trend of increases holds up countywide, gains steam on periphery

Taking a look at the L.A. area’s highest- and lowest-rent neighborhoods.

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Westside Remix: Spuds, Tiger, Flamethrowers

Start in Century City, where Spuds Powell recently laid claim to the No. 1 spot on Barron’s national list of the “Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors for 2017.”

Sports Titans: Steve Ballmer

Billionaire’s gritty instincts in line with ‘challenger’ brand

Team owner Steve Ballmer offers insights on the ambitions and operations of the Los Angeles Clippers.

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PAGE 3: Price Tag on Times Stuff of Parlor Game

Plenty of headlines and a number big enough to suggest that Patrick Soon-Shiong overpaid, based on recent comps in the market anyway.

Watt’s Up? Consolation Prize on Amazon HQ2?

This issue marks our inaugural list of largest philanthropic donations to L.A. institutions over the past year, and you’ll find coverage that starts on page 1, with a list of gifts of $1 million or more beginning on page 10

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Sports Titans: Stan Kroenke

Developer from Show-Me state looks to show out with new stadium

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