Jim was born and raised in the Chicago area where he lived until he joined the U.S. Air Force. After spending some time stationed in the South Pacific he was transferred to Mountain Home Air Force Base for his last two years of duty. He became attached to the Idaho lifestyle and vowed to relocate to Boise someday.
After his military discharge, he became employed in the aero-space electronics industry as an Industrial Engineer where he acquired extensive experience in productivity improvement, management, and cost reduction activities. Jim kept his promise to himself and relocated to Boise in 1990 and decided to enter the real estate business.
He obtained his Sales Associate license in 1991, his Broker’s license in 2008, and became a certified instructor in 2003. Jim is very active in Real Estate marketing and sales as well as educational endeavors; teaching both pre-license and continuing education classes.