Jim brings extensive capital markets experience to Transwestern completing many of the market’s largest and most complex transactions. As Executive Managing Partner, Jim has a capital markets focus while supporting landlord leasing services, sourcing opportunities in office, land, build-to-suit and development. Jim uses his deep relationships in the institutional space to pair capital with operating groups. Jim also works closely with Transwestern’s City Leader, Mark Stratz, to expand the firm’s brand, grow all service lines, recruit rising talent and enhance client service.


Jim has 35 years of commercial real estate experience and has provided his clients the opportunity to draw from his experience to ensure the best possible results to their transactions.  Over his career he has negotiated ’120 million square feet in transactions with an aggregate transaction volume in excess of $14 billion. Jim has obtained record per square foot pricing in every submarket in the Phoenix area.


  • Office Broker of the Year ’ National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) ’ 20 times
  • Office Broker of the Year ’ Arizona Commercial Real Estate Magazine ’ 7 times
  • Broker of the Year ’ AZRE Magazine's Real Estate and Development (RED) 2016
  • CCIM Forecast Winner ’ 6 times


Jim received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.