Jim Belfiore is founder and President of Arizona’s leading full service market research firm, Belfiore Real Estate Consulting. He is widely considered Arizona’s foremost housing market expert, with more than 20 years of experience in Arizona housing research, supporting developers, homebuilders, equity and debt lenders, appraisers, investors, and brokers with off-the-shelf data and advisory products and custom market feasibility and advisory reports. In mid-2019, the company launched a new mobile app device, now offered in iOS and Android versions.
From 2000 to 2005, Jim served as Vice President of Market Research and Investment Manager for one of the largest off-balance sheet financing organizations in the United States, co-underwriting an estimated $1.5 Billion of residential real estate in the top 20 U.S. metropolitan areas, including Phoenix. Prior to this, he helped build the largest multi-family brokerage firm in the U.S., helping it to expand from 8 to 23 offices, as its National Research Director.
Jim currently serves as Vice-Chairperson of The Care Fund, an organization dedicated to paying living expenses for Arizona families and their children; last year he served as Chairperson. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Chapter of Lambda Alpha International, as the 2011 and 2012 Program Chairperson, and he currently services on the Steering Committee for Urban Land Institute’s Arizona District UrbanPlan program; he has previously served as the UrbanPlan program Chairperson.
Jim regularly speaks at major industry events; in early 2019, his company hosted the 10th Annual AZ DealMakers event, an event that is drew more than 820 registrants. The 11th Annual AZ DealMakers event, scheduled for January 2020, is expected to attract nearly 1,000 attendees. He has been quoted in major national, regional, and local publications, and has been selected as an Arizona Business Leader by AZBigMedia for 8 consecutive years.
Belfiore Real Estate Consulting celebrated its 14th anniversary earlier this year when it held the 4th Annual “Belfiore Bash”- an event in which Belfiore Real Estate Consulting and its industry partners got together for an afternoon of fun, food, and to raise more than $32,000 for charities supporting children. The anniversary milestone was made possible with the support of Jim’s wife, Kathy, kids, Makayla and Ethan, dedicated Team Members, and company friends and clients.
The Wall Street Journal
Channel 3 KTVK
KTAR 92.3 FM
The Arizona Republic
Arizona State University
The Urban Land Institute
Arizona Mortgage Lenders Association
Arizona Real Estate School
Lambda Alpha International
Numerous Business Journal Publications, including The Phoenix Business Journal
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