Jim Hampton

Director of Professional Development

Jim joined S&D Real Estate Services in May of 2018.

Jim is a graduate of the Graduate REALTORS Institute, he serves as a director for the Lakeland Realtors Association, chairs the Education Committee for the association, and serves on the professional standards committee. In addition to serving the real estate community, Jim is actively involved several local charities. He has received the REALTOR of THE YEAR award from the association. He also serves on the Investors Committee at the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Membership Committee at the Lakeland County Club.

Prior to entering real estate, Jim retired from a successful thirty-six-year career with Flowers Foods as a Vice President of National Accounts where he developed and lead successful sales teams that continuously set sales records for the company and its business partners. Jim’s core philosophy is to Inspire, Encourage and Learn. Inspire others to push themselves to the next level. He believes we should always encourage one another not only in words but through actions. He is committed to learning something new every day. His greatest rewards are seeing the men and women he has mentored achieve greatness in their field of expertise.

We believe Jim’s lifetime experience in developing others and his commitment to the Real Estate Industry and community make him the perfect fit for S&D REAL ESTATE SERVICES Director of Professional Development.