Jim is one of the most knowledgeable and skilled luxury sales associates in the Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch and Bradenton area, providing necessary tools and guidance to help sellers make informed decisions about pricing, staging, advertising and negotiating. Jim is a top performer and has been honored as a member of Prudential's Chairmans Platinum Circle in the top 1% of agents nationwide, and Top 100 in 2005/06. He eventually joined Keller Williams Realty in Lakewood Ranch and has continued to set the bar high, with the success of The Soda Group.
Jim has earned the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) and Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR) designations. With experience buying and selling Floridas most impressive luxury homes, Jim is connected to the area's best homes and properties. He also represents some of the finest waterfront real estate in Sarasota -- Bird Key, Lido Key, Harbor Acres, Casey Key, Longboat and Siesta Keys.
Also a golfer, Jim is very familiar with the area's best golf courses and country clubs, such as The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Founders Club, and Lakewood Ranch Country Club, as well as The Concession, which ranks among the nation's Top 100 courses. Others in the area are Sarabay, The Oaks, River Strand, Bradenton Country Club, Gator Creek, and Stoneybrook.
His success goes beyond a deep familiarity with Sarasota's best luxury communities. In 2007 and 2008, he earned a spot among Prudential's Chairmans Circle Platinum Honors for being in the top 1% of the company's 65,000 agents.
In 2009, he earned the Prudential Legends Award, which is given to top producers who have won the Chairmans Circle Award (top 1% of Prudential agents), five consecutive years during their association with Relocation Services, Inc. and Prudential Real Estate.