Jim was born and raised on the southside of Chicago. He and his wife Linda moved to the western suburbs in 1983 where they were actively involved with their three children at Concord Jr. High and Hinsdale South High School.
Jim recently retired from a 40-year career in sales in the wine and spirits industry for the Wirtz corporation. Jim was also an on field football official for the BIG 10 conference for 11 seasons working over 100 conference games including such notable games as the 2015 Orange Bowl in Miami and 2 Big 10 conference championship games at Lucas Oil field in Indianapolis. Jim is a member of the Central Football Officials Hall of Fame and the Marist High School Hall of Fame.
Jim brings a wealth of sales and negotiating experience to his new career in Real Estate.