For three decades, James J. Piro, MAI, CCIM has been one of the most recognized Realtors in the industry. Having achieved the two most preeminence real estate designations in the world. MAI, and CCIM.

He has a successful proven track record in every facet in the real estate industry.

James is also a published author in The Commercial Investment Real Estate Journal, for The Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute of The National Association of Realtors.

What is an MAI?

The MAI Designation is held by professional real estate consultants and appraisers who are experienced in the valuation of commercial, industrial, residential, and other types of properties and who advise clients on real estate investment decisions. Member Number 8611

What is a CCIM?

A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial investment real estate. The CCIM curriculum represents the core knowledge expected of commercial investment practitioners. The CCIM is also known and respected as the highest caliber of designations in the real estate industry. Member Number 820

What is a GRI?

The GRI, is a Member of the Graduate Realtor Institute, awarded by the National Association of Realtors, through the Board of Realtors. Member Number 4

Memberships and Offices Held:

  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Florida Associations of Realtors (FAR)
  • Sarasota Association of Realtors (SAR)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Appraisal Institute (MAI)
  • Reviewer of Articles For The Commercial Investment Real Estate Journal, Since 1978.


    Linda Piro, Director of Operations and Co-Founder of Piro & Associates, has been actively involved in the Real Esate Profession for over 20 years. Linda has been a creative innovator in marketing, technology and administrator for our firm. She has been facilitating projects throughout the company to better serve our clients. Piro & Associates has been under her direct leadership with the ultimate communication skills with our staff and clients. Her strong listening and communications skills have created confidence and comfort to our clients. The individualized attention that Linda gives to each and every client makes Piro & Associates a trusted name in the Real Estate Industry. Linda's hard work and dedication to each and every client is measured by the success of our firm. Our clients are not outsiders of our business; but a part of it. Everyone, at Piro & Associates believes that "Our Priority is Your Prosperity." As a result Piro & Associates has a creditable and established presence in our community.

    Linda is involved in business organizations of which she has served as past president and presided as a Member of the Board of Directors. She is frequently a speaker on the topic of "Successful Business and Client Relationships." She also contributes to various philanthropic organizations in Sarasota, Flordia.