Jim joined the AgAmerica Lending team in January 2019 as Chief Appraiser. Jim has over 26 years of appraisal experience with the last 24 focusing on commercial and agricultural properties. He is a State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Florida (RZ2543), Certified General Real Property Appraiser in Georgia (355398) and a Associate Member for the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. He has extensive experience appraising agricultural properties including: citrus groves; blueberry farms; pasture land; egg farms; dairy farms; timberland; tree farms; nurseries; ranchland; reclaimed phosphate land; mining land – including sand mines, clay mines and limestone mines
Jim is a native Floridian, born in Winter Haven, and is the third generation of real estate professionals in the Central Florida area, and the first appraiser in the family. Jim enjoys spending time with his family, high-power rifle shooting, and flying his drone. He lives in Winter Haven, FL with his wife and two daughters.