San Diego, CA

Jim Neil

Executive Vice President | Shareholder
T 858.369.3083 jim.neil@kidder.com
12230 El Camino Real, 4th Floor
San Diego, CA 92130
vCard Bio

Jim Neil has been active in the multi-housing industry for over 20 years. Since 2003, he has been principally involved in the sale of more than $2 billion in multifamily transactions throughout San Diego County and Southern California.

Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, Jim Neil was with CBRE for 15 years and was consistently a top performing broker. Jim also spent five years as the chief financial officer for Southwest Affordable Housing, where he was responsible for the acquisition, financing renovations, and operations of numerous conventional and low-income multi-housing properties in San Diego and San Bernardino counties. Additionally, Jim served as chief financial officer for 21st Century Oil, Inc., where he was responsible for planning and negotiating the acquisition and financing of gas stations and convenience stores throughout Southern California.

Focusing on representing sellers for apartment properties ranging from 10 to 200 units throughout San Diego County, Jim adds value for his clients by maximizing the operations of their buildings, irrespective of whether they are planning to buy or sell. Jim accomplishes transactions to meet clients’ tax and cash-return requirements.

Jim and the San Diego multifamily investments group specialize in helping owners add value by navigating the land entitlement process on their behalf. Their relationships with city staff and government officials, as well as engineers, architects, and consultants, ensures that projects are given efficient and thoughtful consideration.

Available Properties


Licensed Broker – California Department of Real Estate
Master of Business Administration, University of Southern California
San Diego Commercial Realtors Assoc. “Deal Maker of the Year” Award, 2007
CBRE “Emerging Leaders” Program 2007
Member, Building Industry Association
Member, San Diego Housing Federation
Director, Southern California Housing Collaborative
Assistant Scout Master, Del Mar Troop 713
Member, Lambda Alpha International, Land Economics Society


MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, University of Southern California
BACHELOR, Real Estate, San Diego State University

San Diego Multifamily Team

Eric Comer, Jim Neil, & Merrick Matricardi

View Team Profile

Recent Transactions

Villas at Carlsbad

102 units

Residence Inn Mission Valley

192 units

Residence Inn Kearny Mesa

144 units

Casa Antigua

128 units

Pine View

101 units

Parc One @ Santee

172 units

Terra at Mission Trails

90 units

Klingbeil Portfolio

266 units

Bluewater Crossing

66 units

Lofts at Moonlight Beach

15 units + retail

Palms of Carmel Valley

168 units

Point Loma Towers

195 units

Canyon Pointe

116 units

Select Client List

  • Intergulf
  • City of San Diego, Housing Commission
  • Community HousingWorks
  • Floit Properties
  • Independence Bank
  • John Jaffe Company
  • Jonathan Segal
  • KirE Builders
  • Klingbeil Capital Management
  • Mabie & Mintz
  • OneWest Bank
  • Pacifica Companies
  • San Diego State University/ Aztec Shops
  • Wells Fargo Bank