Jim is a native Hoosier, graduating from Indiana University with an AB in Economics in 1965 and a JD from IU Law School in 1968. Prior to becoming a Florida Realtor in 2003, Jim was a 35-year member of the Indiana State Bar Association and senior partner in the Fort Wayne law firm of Boeglin, Troyer, and Gerardot. More recently, he has authored two books – “The Bike Writer” and “Character Building” – which share his philosophy for living a fulfilling life.
Jim brings many years of experience to the real estate business, having negotiated numerous real estate and business transactions on behalf of clients and customers. His legal background and practical, common sense approach to problem solving is helpful in all phases of a real estate transaction.
He is currently a member of the Bonita/Estero Area Board of Realtors, the Florida Association of Realtors, the National Board of Realtors, and has earned his GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) designation. He has served on the Spanish Wells Community Association Board of Directors, and has also served in various capacities on the Board of Directors of Spanish Wells Country Club.
Jim is an avid bicyclist and golfer. Married to Jan, they have three children and four grandchildren.