Andy Jones


Andy Jones is the founding principal of Tellus Land & Capital, a multi-faceted boutique brokerage firm that specializes in residential land acquisitions and dispositions for homebuilders, apartment developers, and land developers, as well as the placement of both equity and debt to private developers throughout California.

Consistently among the leading land specialists in Southern California, Andy specifically focuses on the six major metropolitan counties within the Southland. He has established strong relationships with key builder executives and plays an integral role in financial analysis, property valuation, deal sourcing and contract negotiation.

Prior to Tellus Land & Capital, Andy was Senior Vice President at Chaparral Land Company and was responsible for land sales and capital placement to builders throughout California. Andy closed more than $750 million dollars in total consideration during his tenure and was perennially among the Top Selling Brokers within the firm. Prior to that, Andy began his career at Lennar Corp., where he was instrumental in the acquisition of twelve residential projects throughout San Diego County, valued at more than $200 million dollars.

Andy is a regular speaker for the Master Real Estate School (MRED) Land Acquisition Program at the University of Southern California. He holds a professional certificate in Light Construction and Development Management from UC Irvine and a BA in Speech Communications from Oregon State University. He maintains an active profile within the industry through his affiliations with the Urban Land Institute and Building Industry Association.

Notable Transactions

472 Multifamily Lots
Los Angeles, CA
Robertson Ranch
683 Single-Family / Condo Lots
Carlsbad, CA
Alton Parkway
170 Multifamily Lots
Irvine, CA
Carmel Highlands
525 Age-Qualified 55+ Lots
San Diego, CA
Paseo Del Sol
291 Single-Family Detached Lots
Temecula, CA
Falling Waters
227 Townhome Lots
Palm Desert, CA
Ontario Festival
331 Single-Family/Townhome Lots
Ontario, CA
Morningstar Ranch
230 Single-Family Detached Lots
French Valley, CA
Old Creek Ranch
140 Townhome Lots
San Marcos, CA
La Strada
128 Single-Family Detached Lots
Lake Elsinore, CA
Pacific Highlands Ranch
102 Single-Family Detached Lots
San Diego, CA
Melrose Heights
301 Single-Family/Townhome Lots
Oceanside, CA
Signature at PGA West
106 Single-Family Detached Lots
La Quinta, CA

Background & Education

Chaparral Land Company
Senior Vice President

Lennar Corporation
Land Acquisition Manager

Oregon State University
B.A Communication & Writing

UC Irvine
Light Construction Dev. Management (LCDM)


Building Industry Association
Urban Land Institute


California Real Estate Broker
DRE #01845086