Specialties: Industrial, Investment
Background & Experience
Jim joined NAI Maestas & Ward in June 2011 as a land, industrial and investment advisor with an extensive background in commercial real estate. He is also an active investor and business owner. Jim has led both small and large corporations and has managed budgets in excess of $100 million. Jim has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of New Mexico’s Anderson Schools of Management.
Prior to joining NAI Maestas & Ward, Jim was at Grubb & Ellis for 5 years and continues to specialize in industrial and investment brokerage activity. Jim’s career prior to joining the NAI Maestas & Ward team was in engineering management focusing on component production with large multinational corporations. At NAI Maestas & Ward, Jim focuses on warehouse leasing and sales as well as corporate site search and selection. Jim represented clients in transactions such as large multi-tenant industrial parks and is currently representing clients in large selections of land development opportunities. He has also successfully created tailored solutions for various not-for-profit organizations ensuring their needs were met. Jim consistently assists clients in meeting their financial objectives by understanding their goals and working to maximize their return on investment as they manage their portfolios. One of Jim’s key strengths is his ability to analyze complex transactions to best meet his client’s needs. Utilizing the combination of his key strengths and extensive commercial real estate background, Jim continually exceeds the service standards of his clients.
Professional Associations & Designations
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
Recipient of Intel Achievement Award
Member, National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Member, Commercial Association of Realtors New Mexico (CARNM)
Member, Apartment Association of New Mexico
Member, ACCION New Mexico Building Committee
Member, ACCION New Mexico Visibility Task Force
NAI Maesats & Ward, Largest Single Transaction, 2015