With over twenty years of real estate and mortgage banking experience, Mr. Sims hosts a wealth of experience at your service. During his career, he has conducted feasibility studies, syndication, acquisition and disposition transactions, leasing, tenant and investor representation, commercial and residential development, project management, construction management, asset management, land assemblage and development, rehabilitation of existing properties (residential and commercial), delinquent tax purchasing, foreclosures and loan default workouts, consulting and investment analysis. With on-going endeavors in real estate finance, Mr. Sims' technical abilities in structuring complex transactions facilitates brokerage and investment goals for clients as well as personal endeavors.
Mr. Sims has been appointed as a receiver in real estate litigation for both civil and bankruptcy cases, providing valuations, expert testimony, and rent collection, property management and reporting. With a team of experienced sales professionals, marketing manager, administrators and research assistants, his ability to solve real estate based problems and provide comprehensive solutions is surpassed by few.
Prior to entering Finance & Real Estate, Mr. Sims was a top-producer in the Micro Computer marketplace with Bell Atlantic Corporation. Mr. Sims has also been instrumental in bringing several products to market on a national basis. In 1984 he co-developed and implemented a software program which was the first to electronically transmit billing information from visiting nurse organizations to Blue Cross Blue Shield. The product was implemented on a national basis and licensing rights were eventually sold to a larger software house. Mr. Sims was also a co-founder of International Games, Inc. which was responsible for the highly successful and internationally renowned card game UNO. Currently UNO is owned and distributed by Mattel, Inc.
Educationally, Mr. Sims studied finance at Georgetown University and has received a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Marketing from Loyola University of Chicago. Recently he has received an MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati with a concentration in Global Strategic Management. An accomplished public speaker, Mr. Sims frequently addresses civic and business organizations on real estate issues. He can be reached by calling 615-961-4040.
MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
ICSC - International Council of Shopping Centers
NAR - National Association of Realtors
NICAR - Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors
TAR - Tennessee Association of Realtors
IAR - Illinois Association of Realtors
GNAR - Greater Nashville Association of Realtors