Jim Scott has a solid educational and professional background and has resided in San Diego most of his life. He graduated from San Diego State College in 1966 with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Following graduation, Jim served in the Marine Corps-rising to the rank of Captain. His military experiences included a tour in Vietnam in 1967-68 with the First Marine Division. Leaving the service in 1970, Jim earned a Master’s degree from San Diego State University in American History. He then taught history and business at community colleges and later worked as a San Diego County Probation Officer.
In 1973 he began investing in San Diego real estate becoming a broker in 1982, founding Scott Pacific Investments. In 1987 he teamed with Jeff Quinn to form Scott & Quinn. Jim is experienced in all phases of commercial and residential real estate.