Jim has been a resident of Sylvan Lake since 1976 and has been in the Real Estate Business since 1978. He owned and operated a very successful real estate brokerage for 18 years. After selling to RE/MAX in 1994 (where he earned the Chairman’s Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award), Jim acted as an associate broker in the Sylvan Lake office until he chose to start a new adventure. On May 23, 2009 Jim and his partner Pat Garritty opened the door of Trilliant Real Estate Group and they have dominated the market ever since. Jim specializes in the recreational lakefront market. He has extensive knowledge of hundreds of sales over the years and his experience is invaluable. He has personally been involved with numerous residential, commercial and industrial subdivisions. His involvements include being Chairman of the Board at Red Deer College, Chairman of the Red Deer and District Business Development Center, member of the Red Deer Hospital Board for 9 years, Town Councillor for 3 years, Charter President of the Kinsmen Club, President of the Conservative Constituency Association, and Justice of the Peace for 35 years. Awards include Citizen of the Year, Kinsmen of the Year and Volunteer of the Year for Alberta Corrections.