Born, raised, and still residing in Santa Monica, Jim is the consummate Southern Californian. A Master Architect and part-time sailing crew member, his knowledge of the California Building Code (and sail trim) is invaluable. He served for 12 years on the Santa Monica ‘Building Fire and Life Safety Commission’. His 30 plus years of experience designing and documenting new multifamily residential projects is valued by GMPA’s Clients and ultimately, the people that get to live in them.
Jim wants you to know that… he’s been building since he was a kid. His dad was a carpenter and worked on many homes in the area and built the house Jim grew up in. Jim would often help his dad on job sites. Jim even acted as his own general contractor when building his family’s home.