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
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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 $1.4 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 preforming broker. Mr. Neil also spent 5 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.

Mr. Neil also 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.

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

Additionally, Mr. Neil and the San Diego Apartment 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

Professional Affiliations

  • 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


  • San Diego State University, BA in Real Estate
  • University of Southern California, Master of Business Administrations
San Diego Multifamily Team

Eric Comer, Jim Neil, & Merrick Matricardi

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Recent Transactions

$56.6 million
Parc One @ Santee

172 units

$52.4 million
Klingbeil Portfolio

266 units

$49.3 million
Palms of Carmel Valley

168 units

$40.5 million
Bluewater Crossing

66 units

$20 million
Terra at Mission Trails

90 units

$16.5 million
Park East

56 units

$14.7 million
Lofts at Moonlight Beach

15 units + retail

$43.7 million
Sunbow Villas

202 units

20.45 million
Canyon Pointe

116 units

$17.05 million
Fashion Terrace

73 units

$15.9 million
Colima Linda

116 units

Point Loma Towers

195 units

Select Client List

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