More About Me

You will quickly find that Jim loves what he does for a living and is extremely professional in his approach. Right out of the gate he was recognized as the Rookie of the Year for the Salt Lake Board of REALTORS® in 1996. He has true integrity and is committed to building a business based on long lasting relationships and satisfied clients. Above all, Jim understands that real estate is about people.

Jim’s creative nature and fine eye for detail allow him to visualize the potential of a property. This, combined with his business and financial background, makes him a unique asset for your real estate buying and selling needs. He entered the world of real estate to combine his vast list of skills, talent, and natural abilities while serving people.

Jim currently serves as Real Estate Commission Chair for the State of Utah, Division of Real Estate, and on the Board of Directors for the Utah Association of REALTORS® and National Association of REALTORS®. He was awarded the 2020 Distinguished REALTOR® Service Award, an Award given only 8 times by Utah Association of REALTORS® in the last 100 years, the 2012 President’s Award and the 2008 REALTOR® of the Year award from the Utah Association of REALTORS®, as well as the 2007 REALTOR® of the Year and Sales Person of the Year awards from the Salt Lake Board of REALTORS®. Jim has also served as 2004 President of the Salt Lake Board of REALTORS®, 2007 President of the Utah Association of REALTORS®, Director for the National Association of REALTORS® from 2003-2007, and Chairman of the Board for the Wasatch Front Regional MLS (

Jim is a passionate defender of private property rights and is a top contributor to the REALTORS® Political Action Committee, which supports both Republican and Democratic candidates who champion home ownership. He has been recognized by the National Association of REALTORS® as a Hall of Fame Member three times, and was the first in the State of Utah to achieve it twice.

Jim graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Accounting. He is a native of Salt Lake City and especially enjoys spending time with his Partner Lisa, his three children and three grandchildren and taking advantage of all the wonderful things that Utah has to offer. Besides golfing, skiing, snowmobiling, wakeboarding, hiking, and riding his Harley, Jim also enjoys restoring older homes and cars.

Awards & Honors

Salt Lake Board of REALTORS®

  • 2008    REALTOR® of the Year
  • 2008    WFR, MLS, Chairman of the Board
  • 2005    Salesperson of the Year
  • 2004    President
  • 1996    Rookie of the Year

Utah Association of REALTORS®

  • 2020 Distinguished Realtor Service Award
  • 2015    Realtor Service Award UAR
  • 2012    President's Award
  • 2007    President
  • 2007    REALTOR® of the Year
  • 2003–    Board of Directors

National Association of REALTORS®

  • 2003–2009    Board of Directors

Miscellaneous REALTOR® and Real Estate Involvement

  • $75,000 RPAC Hall of Fame, Golden R, and President's Circle Member
  • 2012–2019  Board Member, State of Utah Appraisal Board - Division of Real Estate
  • 2020 - Present   Commissioner, State of Utah - Division of Real Estate