San Diego-based real estate services firm Hughes Marino, which represents commercial tenants in leasing and purchase transactions, has named Scot Ginsburg as senior vice president.

Ginsburg is leaving his post as managing director in the San Diego office of brokerage firm Jones Lange LaSalle, according to a Hughes Marino statement. Ginsburg also served previously as a local principal with The Staubach Co. before its acquisition by JLL.

Ginsburg over the past 12 years has specialized in transactions related to high-tech, life science, business services, research and development, and other growth-oriented companies, the statement said.

Ginsburg holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from San Diego State University, and has served as guest lecturer at SDSU and UC San Diego.

— Lou Hirsh