The Geddes Group takes great pride in being one of the most online marketing savvy real estate groups associated with Remax Direct. With offices in Palm Beach County and Broward County its geographic areas of expertise are Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Lake Worth, Ocean Ridge, Wellington, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Pompano Beach.
Real Estate is about closing Buyer and Seller equity-based transactions. James J. Geddes, Jr., or Jimas likes to be called, is the founder of The Geddes Group. He is a serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience closing easy to very complex equity-based Buyer-Seller transactions.
Jim built his initial career as the Founder, President and CEO of several Internet, Online and Mobile technology companies that were financially backed by Silicon Valley venture capital firms and angel investors. At the next phase of Jim’s career he became a Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director of a Silicon Valley-based international venture capital firm with offices in Seattle, NYC and Tokyo. Working closely with his colleagues they raised $300M in funding from institutional investors. Over the next seven years they invested in 75 Online and Mobile startup companies that grew in value to more than $1.8B in marketable securities. Sixteen of the companies enjoyed amazing IPO’s on NASDAQ while twenty-one were acquired at lofty valuations from publicly traded companies that included Microsoft, Amazon, AOL, TicketMaster and others. Whether its equity in a company or equity in a house or condo Jim has a keen understanding of both sides of the transaction. Jim knows how to create value for his clients.
Jim had the good fortune of serving on the Board of Directors of numerous public and private companies alongside well-recognized captains of industry that among others included the Chairmen and CEO’s of Apple, IBM, NBC, Universal Studios, Nielsen Media Research, A.C. Nielsen, US Securities & Exchange Commission, Vivendi-Universal, VeriFone, Pepsi Cola, Charles Schwab, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Cable & Wireless and many more. He reached these stellar heights by continually demonstrating his professionalism, highest ethical standards, attention to details and being a results-driven senior executive.
Leveraging all of his previous accomplishments Jim has been consistently helping Buyers and Sellers in South Florida since 2001 and prides himself in being a highly recognized Zillow 5-Star agent.