Recording over $1.5 billion in sales, Tim has earned an international reputation as the top luxury real estate professional in Fort Lauderdale. Tim’s success and stature in South Florida’s exclusive waterfront real estate community are attributable to his unsurpassed negotiating skills, unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, and personalized service.
A market leader for over 25 years, Tim is renowned for his extensive knowledge of all aspects of this highly specialized niche, enabling him to incisively connect distinguished buyers with exceptional properties matching their criteria. Tim is frequently featured as a luxury real estate expert in national media, including the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, CBS, Financial Times, and Forbes. In 2014, the Elmes Group was ranked #65 nationally, out of over one million Realtors®, with an extraordinary total sales volume of $147 million. In addition, Tim holds the achievement of having been involved in all but one record-breaking sale in the city of Fort Lauderdale for the last 25 years.
Tim was born and lived in England until the age of six, subsequently growing up in Beirut and Africa. Visiting over 50—and working in 20—countries, Tim elected to settle in Fort Lauderdale. His extensive travels have imbued in him a rich variety of experiences, and the capacity to make strong connections with people across all strata of society. Tim has dined with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip, as well as the former monarch of Bahrain, Sheik Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa.
Tim became a partner in the largest territorial realty affiliate in Florida when his Broward agency merged with a Miami Beach-based real estate agency in 1999. Sales volume at the time of the merger was $470 million, climbing to $1.25 billion three years later when the Miami Beach-based agency was sold.