Current Responsiblities Jim's primary responsibilities are in agency leasing and new business development for the Tampa Florida region.
Jim has routinely been recognized as a top producer in the commercial real estate industry and has established a reputation over his 23-year career for successfully negotiating win-win situations for his clients and communities alike. Since 2005, Jim and his teams have closed over 3.0M square feet in lease transactions totaling over $255M in lease value.
Experience Before joining JLL, Jim served as Senior Director of Brokerage at Cushman & Wakefield in its Tampa office, focusing on office agency and select tenant representation and investment sales assignments. Prior to that, he worked for Grubb & Ellis as a Senior Vice President in the Office Group.
Jim relocated to Tampa from Chicago, Illinois in 2005. In Chicago, he worked with Tishman Speyer Properties, Prime Group Realty Trust and Compass Management & Leasing (now part of JLL). During this time, he focused on Class A & B Central Business District and suburban office properties in the Chicago market.
Education and affiliations Jim holds his Bachelors of Science degree in Economics and International Relations from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He's also a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and affiliated with Westshore Alliance, NAIOP, Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of Realtors and Real Estate Investment Council.