Jacobson Realty, Inc

Jacobson Realty- Farm & Land Real Estate in Ventura County
Jacobson Realty- Commercial Real Estate in Ventura County
Jacobson Realty- Multi-Residential Real Estate in Ventura County
Jacobson Realty- Residential Real Estate in Ventura County
Jacobson Realty- Property Management in Ventura County

Firm Overview

Lynn Osslund - Real Estate Broker
Jacobson Realty- Lynn OsslundLynn Jacobson Osslund originally obtained her salesperson’s license in 1977 while still in college, and formally began her real estate career in 1980, after graduating from UC Davis with a BS with Honors in Economics. She obtained her broker’s license in 1986.

Over the last 30 years, Lynn has represented buyers and sellers, investors and developers, and landlords and tenants, in a broad variety of transactions including leasing, sales, acquisitions, tax-deferred exchanges, developable properties, and general real estate investments.

Lynn has been active in the educational community in Ventura County, having served on the Board of Directors for the Mesa Union Education Foundation for 13 years, coordinated a fine arts enrichment program with Mesa Union Students K-8, teachers, parents and administration for 8 of those years, served on the Rio Mesa High School Improvement Program (SIP) committee and Scholarship Foundation for 4 years, and has also served on various building and homeowner association boards and has held various offices as President, Secretary and Treasurer in these affiliations.

She has been married since 1981 to Timothy Osslund, one of the founding scientists of Amgen Inc. and adjunct professor at CSUCI, and they have 3 college age daughters. View Lynn's Resume.

Lester Jacobson - Real Estate Broker
Jacobson Realty- Les JacobsonLester Jacobson began his professional career as a farmer in the upper Applegate Valley of Southern Oregon and title officer for the Southern Oregon Title Company of Commonwealth. After only 6 years, at age 27, Les was appointed Vice President of Commonwealth Title in Medford Oregon (one of the youngest VPs ever appointed to that position).

In 1955, after farming and working 11 years in Oregon, Les returned to Southern California to start his career in real estate, and with his extensive title and farm background, became one of the pre-eminent farm and commercial real estate brokers in Ventura County. Known and respected all these years for his honesty, integrity and vast knowledge of farm, commercial and investment properties, Les is a pillar of the real estate industry.

Les is proud of his real estate lineage. The real estate company was founded in 1896 by Eastwood and Lathrop, then operated by Lathrop & Yung, followed by Yung & Jacobson, and currently Jacobson & Osslund. Jacobson Realty, Inc. was incorporated in 1965.

It has been said that Les has sold more property in Ventura County than any other single Realtor, and just received the distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award of Realtor Emeritus in 2009 from the National Association of Realtors for 55 continuous years of service in the real estate industry.

Les has been active in the Ventura County community over his adult lifetime with the Salvation Army, Osteopathic Hospital Foundation, the First Presbyterian Church of Oxnard as an Elder and serving on numerous committees. He and his wife Dorothy of over 65 years are blessed with 3 children and 8 grand-children.

Jillian Bailey - Broker Associate
Jill Bailey - Jacobson RealtyJillian Bailey began her career in 1981 as a licensed sales associate with the International Real Estate Network in the Ojai Valley focusing on ranches and land.  In 1986 she obtained her broker’s license and began working for Oaktree Property Management with 250 properties under her supervision. In 1988, she started Select Property Management with a portfolio of properties in the Ojai Valley, Montecito and Santa Barbara areas.  While active in residential sales and management, her primary focus as a broker and investor has been rural undeveloped land in the Ojai Valley and surrounding areas. 

In 1997 she joined the Remax team in Ojai and for the last 10 years has been operating as an independent broker.  

A Ventura County resident since 1967, she has been active in the Arts serving on the board of directors for the Ojai Center for the Arts from 1994 to 1997 and is currently an active volunteer with Catholic Charities of Ventura.  In the Spring of 2011 she joined Jacobson Realty, Inc. and is looking forward to a new chapter in this challenging and rewarding profession.

Montie Black - Agent
Montie Black retired from the US Navy after 27 years of service, and upon retirement immediately began his real estate and accounting career in San Diego County, before moving to Ventura County. Montie has been a licensed real estate agent with Jacobson Realty for over 30 years, and coupled with his tax and accounting business background, Montie continues to be a valued asset to the Jacobson Realty team. License #: 00687179 

Elyse Futhey - Office Manager


Jacobson Realty Office Lic.#: 00305498 | Lynn Osslund Lic.#: 00623752 | Lester Jacobson Lic.#: 00148833 | Jillian Bailey Lic.#: 00806262