Seminar for Seniors at Cos Cob Library

Jim Hoffman, Managing Broker for Greenwich Connecticut Properties, LLC along with Michael Jones, real estate attorney with Ivey, Barnum & O’Mara in Greenwich, will conduct a seminar for seniors who are thinking abut selling their property and need to better understand the real estate process, on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m., at the Cos Cob Library.

Jim and Michael will answer questions and provide guidance for Greenwich seniors who are in the planning stages or have made up their mind to take the next step.

Jim grew up in Greenwich and attended public schools and is a senior citizen at the age of 71. Jim’s real estate experience started over 26 years ago after a naval career retiring as Captain. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and received a Masters from Georgetown University School of International Relations and a Masters degree in Engineering Management from Brown University.

He served under the Reagan Administration as a naval attache for the White House and was responsible for nuclear code management. Jim also served at the Pentagon for naval intelligence programs.

After leaving naval service, Jim worked for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as a certified commercial and review real estate appraiser and then received his real estate license in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC and New York.

Jim has been appointed by the Governor of Connecticut to several boards and commissions including Connecticut Real Estate Commissioner for seven years and the leadership of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Jim was elected Chairman of the YMCA and is a board member of the Audubon Society and was elected a member of the RTM.

Jim believes that his experience in working with buyers and sellers has always been based on trust and an expectation of providing the necessary support, knowledge and experience accumulated over many years.

Jones is graduate of Colgate University and attended Boston College Law School where is received his law degree in 1983. His residential real estate practice encompasses all aspects of real estate for buyers and sellers throughout Connecticut and New York State.

Jones acts as counsel to the Greenwich Association of Realtors. He is active in the community and is a past member of the Board of the Town of Greenwich Parks and Recreation and provides volunteer work for the United Way.

Jim has been a broker for many years and can be reached at 203-273-1759. He can be reached at

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