Jim Bell named Executive Vice President & Global Advisor of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Jim Bell Real Estate Agent, Broker - Executive Vice President, Sotheby's Real Estate(MediaQuire) Washington, DC  – Today, one of Washington’s top real estate brokers, Jim Bell has been named Executive Vice President & Global Advisor of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty.

A fifteen year veteran in real estate sales, development and mortgage banking, Jim Bell has closed more than $500 million in real estate transactions.  His experience and vast knowledge of real estate has earned him many accolades including; “Power Broker” by Washington Life Magazine and “Best Agent and Top Producer” by The Washingtonian Magazine.  Jim Bell has also made the list of “America’s Best Real Estate Agents,” a prestigious annual ranking of agents and teams by REAL Trends and The Wall Street Journal.

As Founder and President of Beasley Real Estate, the firm sold over a $1.2 billion dollars in real estate transactions over the past five years. The Washington Business Journal ranked Beasley Real Estate #5 as an independent brokerage and the firm stood among the top-producing real estate companies in the nation.

“A client first approach is a quality that Sotheby’s and I have always shared and it was time for me to leverage the brand equity of Beasley Real Estate,” says Jim Bell.  “Joining TTR Sotheby’s International Realty complements my ongoing commitment to excellence.”

“Jim Bell is an integral part of the Washington, DC residential real estate community.  It is nothing short of a great honor to have a seasoned expert join TTR Sotheby’s International Realty.  His phenomenal expertise in transactions, marketing, and particularly, his community leadership perfectly align with our firm’s strengths,” says Michael Rankin, Managing Partner of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty.

Jim Bell is very active in giving back to the community. His philanthropic and community activities include: former Board of Trustees for the Washington National Opera, major donor for Food and Friends Organization, Martha’s Table, Kalorama and Georgetown Citizen’s Associations, Mitchell Park in Kalorama, and he is the former Vice President of the Board for Starlight Children’s Foundation MidAtlantic where he served as the Chair of the 12th Annual Starlight Taste of the Star’s Gala.

About TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

As the exclusive affiliate in the Washington metropolitan area, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty has five offices and more than 270 associates, who are highly recognized sales and marketing experts. Our professionals have access to proprietary marketing, cutting edge digital strategies, and unrivaled access to the most affluent and discerning buyers through our community leadership and our relationship with the legendary auction house.

As one of the highest-performing real estate agencies in the nation, our firm closed over $2 billion in sales in the Washington metropolitan area in 2015. TTR Sotheby’s International Realty ranked number one in the Small Business category and as the only residential real estate firm to be recognized by the Washington Business Journal for its Corporate Philanthropy.

Clients of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty are uniquely advantaged by our robust marketing platform, which merges traditional media with our state-of-the-art digital technology. Further, our global reach across 800 offices in 61 countries worldwide and our commitment to leadership in the local Washington community insures we capture the largest pool of prospective buyers and sellers in the global marketplace. Regardless of price or location, we have, and will continue to strive to exceed the expectations of our valued clients.

TTR Sotheby’s International Realty’s main Georgetown brokerage is located at 1206 30th Street, NW Washington, DC 20007.  As the exclusive affiliate of Sotheby’s International Realty in the Washington region, property listings of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty are distributed worldwide on the sothebysrealty.com global website, as well as on the firm’s local website, www.ttrsir.com.  The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 18,000 sales associates located in approximately 800 offices in 61 countries and territories worldwide. For additional information, please contact Jeanne Choi, VP of Marketing and Communications.