Jim Boyd

Jim Boyd, MAI is a commercial real estate broker-associate for Horizon Realty and Investments, Inc. and is primarily focused on Florida. He specializes in assisting in the purchase, sale and mortgage financing of vacant land and improved commercial properties

Throughout his career he has been involved in appraisal, brokerage and development. His background includes experience with multifamily housing, condominium projects, mobile home parks, senior housing, residential subdivisions, shopping centers, retail properties, office complexes, industrial properties, and vacant land of all types. He served for five years as Vice President of a development company. Responsibilities included land acquisition, governmental approvals, leasing, construction, and property management.

Jim’s strength is his ability to properly underwrite existing assets. He analyzes asset acquisitions and development opportunities and delivers comprehensive evaluations through his extensive market knowledge and analysis.

Jim is an avid fly fisherman and is a Board Member for the American Red Cross and also is a volunteer big brother in the Big Brother Big Sisters program. He also volunteers for the Samaritan Counseling Services program from time to time.


The Appraisal Institute-Designated MAI
Sarasota Association of Real Estate investors
My Florida Commercial Real Estate
My Florida Regional MLS
Sarasota Real Estate Investors Association


State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser RZ1251
State Certified General Appraiser Instructor
Licensed Real Estate Broker

B.S., Oregon State University