Jim Schwarz REALTOR®, GRI
Jim Schwarz has established himself as one of the top agents in the Twin Cities working with buyers and sellers for more than fourteen years. Jim has a particular focus on residential real estate in the western and southwestern suburbs (e.g. Lake Minnetonka, Wayzata, Excelsior, Eden Prairie, Edina, Chanhassen, Chaska, and Victoria).
Having worked in corporate America for seventeen years, Jim made the move to residential real estate in 2004, joining Edina Realty. After seven successful years, he joined Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty in 2011 and is living out his dream, doing what he loves. His business philosophy of focusing on relationships, exceptional service, and a constant drive for results, has been his recipe for success.
Jim has relationships with many of the top builders and architects in the Twin Cities including world renowned architect, Charles R. Stinson, for more than six years. Jim is becoming known as the "go to Realtor" in the Twin Cities for modern and contemporary homes. He also has significant experience with corporate relocation, vacant land, and investment properties.
Born and raised outside of Madison, Wisconsin, Jim’s work ethic and drive for success started at an early age. His college years began at the University of Wisconsin but finished at Florida State University, earning degrees in both Finance and Accounting, ultimately becoming a CPA. After working at a worldwide accounting, auditing and tax firm in Miami for several years, Jim headed north to Minneapolis to further his career in business and get closer to family.
Jim is happily married to his beautiful wife, Pam. Together they have a daughter, Alyssa, and son, Ryan. They also have two dogs, a black lab, Lucy and a new addition to the Schwarz household, a chocolate lab, Nev. Being a 27-year resident of Chanhassen, Jim is very involved in the community. He is a long-time member of Westwood Community Church, Chanhassen Rotary Club and a board member of the Chanhassen Rotary Foundation.