A REALTOR® since 1971, Jim is also a real estate investor. As an educator, he has helped “billions” begin and sustain successful real estate careers. His door is always open to anyone with a question or seeking advice. He and Curtis Hall developed the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council’s “HAFA Short Sales: US Treasury, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac programs,” course and teach Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation classes throughout Arizona & Hawaii. Jim was one of the first educators to be awarded the Real Estate Educators Association’s Distinguished Real Estate Instructor (DREI) designation. In 2002 Jim was inducted into the REBAC Hall of Fame. In 2009 Hogan School received NAR’s GREEN REsource Council’s “Provider of the year” award. Jim serves on many committees with ADRE and is called upon frequently by the legal community as an expert witness.