I'm the manager of a great office right on Hwy 98. It's the one with the blue roof. :)
Get to know Jamie Huggins
Jamie is the Managing Broker for Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate's West End office. His office is conveniently located at the border of Panama City Beach and the beaches of South Walton enabling his agents to provide outstanding real estate services from Panama City into Destin. He started with this office in September of 2006 and quickly recruited a sales force taking the office from less than 10 active agents to more than 20. He sits on Coldwell Banker Florida's Vision Group made up of top manager's, which provides ideas and feedback to the company President and senior leaders.
He was drawn to the Florida Panhandle by the quality of life, outstanding education systems, and growth opportunities offered in Florida. Prior to taking his current position, Jamie sold real estate from the fall of 2005 to fall of 2006 in the St. George Island, Apalachicola, and Carrabelle markets. He worked with The Jeff Galloway Team of Prudential Resort Realty that in 2004 & 2005 was the #1 team in the country for Prudential.
Before moving to Florida, he'd worked from 1998 to 2005 as the general manager for The Rebecca A. Martin Real Estate Team, now of Prudential Georgia Realty. They'd previously been affiliated with Re/Max Town & Country. He led a team of 8 professionals that in 2005 finished in the top 1% of real estate professionals for Prudential nationwide. Over a 5 year period through 2004, they averaged $29 million per year in real estate transaction volume. Though their concentration was primarily in new construction, the team did grow into other areas. Jamie oversaw all new ventures by the team, and helped create the commercial and investment services, REO/foreclosure, and buyer agency divisions.
Jamie has served in numerous leadership positions in his business and community. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Bay County Association of REALTORS, co-chairs the Leadership Development Committee, a MLS Subcommittee, and sits on the MLS Committee. In Georgia, he was a member the Cherokee Association of REALTORS and Atlanta Board of REALTORS. He's sat on numerous committees and in 2005 was elected to the position of Treasurer for the Cherokee Association. He also was part of the 1st commercial council formed by Prudential Georgia Realty, which had the task of creating a commercial division for the company. He served on a number of political campaigns with the most recent assignment being on the finance committee for a local State Senator. Jamie also served as the President of The Villas of Downing Creek Condominium Association.
He has a B.A. in Secondary Education: Social Studies and a M.S. in Sport Management from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. He graduated with his masters in 1995 Summa Cum Laude. Immediately after college, he worked in management and accounting for an automotive supply company. This background proved to be perfect preparation for selling and managing real estate investments. In 1997 Jamie obtained his real estate license. He and his wife Angela then moved to Atlanta, where she began working as a civil engineer and he as a real estate professional for Northside Realty.
Jamie is currently a Major in the Army Reserve in the Inactive Ready Reserve (IRR). He referees high school and college basketball. He is a member of the Bay County Association of REALTORS, Emerald Coast Association of REALTORS, Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORs, and the national CCIM network. Jamie is currently a candidate for the coveted CCIM commercial designation, the CRB designation, and has the Resort Recreation Specialist (RRS) designation.
Jamie and his family reside in Destin, FL in a small community in the Miramar Beach area. He is supported by his wife of 10 years, Angela, and his 4 year old twins James III (Trey) and Audrey.
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Jamie office specializes in residential sales of single family homes and resort properties, but he brings special understanding of commercial sales and real estate development. He worked to build commercial sales divisions with the Jeff Galloway Team on St. George Island and with the Rebecca A. Martin Team in North Atlanta. He's also worked to bring numerous residential and commercial developments from the dirt all the way to the last house being completed.