Abbreviated Resume - Maxfield Real Estate Group

Education and Experience for James L. Maxfield, Jr., GRI, SCA

  • Real Estate License in 1975; Brokers License in 1989
  • GRI Designation in 1985; GSA Designation in 1987; SCA Designation in 1989;
  • completed Property & Casualty Insurance pre-license course in 1989
  • 1990-1993 Director, Lake County Association of Realtors
  • 1991-1996 Trustee, Lake County Development Council
  • Committee Member, Commercial-Industrial Committee, Ohio Assoc. of Realtors

Advanced Education

  • Lakeland Community College: Business, Real Estate, and Paralegal courses
  • Cleveland State University: BA English
  • Double MA candidate in English (Thesis pending) & Urban Planning and Design
  • 1987-1988  Completed over 240 hours of advanced commercial-investment real estate courses through the Commercial-Investment Real Estate Institute of the National Assoc. of Realtors and a candidate for the CCIM designation since 1987.  Completed over 200 hours of appraisal certification education with over 2500 hours of documented experience.
  • Regularly attends 15 to 30 hours of continuing education per year.
  • Wrote and taught over 75 presentation hours of R.E. continuing education course material
  • Regularly attend commercial marketing exchange meetings with OCREA, IREX, CREE, other regional invitational marketing and the Society of Exchange Counselors events.

General Experience and Activities

  • 2001—Re-opened Maxfield Real Estate Group–a commercial-investment practice
  • 1999-2001—Commercial-Investment Associate Broker with C-21 Launders Commercial
  • 1993 to 1999 Broker-Owner of Maxfield Real Estate Group and Business Appraisal
  • 1984 to 1993  Assoc. Broker, sales and Assoc. Property Manager for J. F. Morgan & Sons, Inc., a small, full-service commercial real estate and property mgt. firm.
  • In total, about 25 years of real estate experience and about 18 years experience in various areas of manufacturing as a prototype machinist; tool and die maker; draftsman; estimator; production and process management; plant management.  I also have experience as a trainer, technical writer, freelance paralegal, and 7 years in food service operations.