Jim Garinger


Executive Managing Director

License # BK697880


Professional Summary

I am the Executive  Managing Director in the Fort Myers office of Colliers International Southwest Florida. I have over thirty years of experience as a business development professional which allows for a unique perspective in understanding the needs and goals of businesses as they relate to commercial real estate. I specialize in land sales and multi-tenant investment sales, although my primary focus is my relationship with my clients. I’m involved in every aspect of a transaction from start to finish. Through a hands-on approach, I provide unmatched service and strategy for my clients.

My experience specializing in investment properties provides the insight into the market my clients need to make informed decisions. In addition to my experience, my clients receive the benefit of three of the best networks in the world. As a part of Colliers International, CCIM and SIOR, I’m able to provide unparalleled national and international exposure to maximize value for my clients.

I’ve assembled a top-notch, goal-oriented team of the most talented commercial real estate professionals in Southwest Florida. With a proven team approach, clients are able to take advantage of the diverse knowledge and abilities of each team member while receiving the highest level of service and efficiency.


  • My team and I have successfully completed well over $300 million in transactions throughout the past few years.

  • SIOR’s top 100 office transactions for 2017

  • I’m honored to have been named one of Colliers Internationals top 5 outstanding producers and have won numerous awards as a top producer for the Largest Land Sale, Largest Investment Sale, Largest Retail User Sale and Largest Office Lease.

  • Having achieved my Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society Of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designations, I’m part of a small, elite group of professionals to have earned both of the top commercial real estate designations.

  • I’ve served in leadership positions in many local organizations including Board Member for the Horizon Council and President, Vice President, Treasurer and Sponsorship Chairman of the Southwest Florida CCIM District. I’ve also been appointed to the Board of Governors for the Real Estate Investment Society (REIS).

  • I’ve been a speaker at several local conferences and events on various real estate topics, including the annual Southwest Florida CCIM Outlook Conference and the Bonita/Estero Market Pulse.



Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Florida,

 CCIM and SIOR designations

Bachelors of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan.

Memberships & Involvements

- Licensed Real Estate Broker, Member of National Association of Realtors (NAR),  CCIM Institute (CCIM), (SIOR) Society of Industrial Office Realtors.