Jim began his career in real estate as an investor and income property owner, and this continues today. In addition, over the past three decades, he has been personally and professionally involved in numerous 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange transactions.
As a Marin County resident from the early 80's, Jim knows the county well and participates in numerous county and local volunteer activities. Jim now serves on Tiburon's Town Council ( served as Mayor in 2012 ) and previously was a representative on the Planning Commission, Parks & Open Space Commission, the Skate Park Task Force and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.
Prior to Jim's successful career in Real Estate, he was associated with Levi Strauss & Company for 26+ years, with his last assignment as President of Levi Strauss, Asia Pacific. In this role, Jim and his wife Diane lived in Australia, Japan and Singapore.
Jim's real estate career, within Marin County, began with Frank Howard Allen and has now evolved to Marin County's leader within the luxury market, Pacific Union International. Jim has matched Pacific Union's market leadership year after year and continues to excel within the top 1% of all agents in the county. Jim is also a charter member of the TOP Agent Network, an exclusive network of Top Agents in Marin County.