Jim Shipman | Colliers International | Boise

Jim Shipman

Managing Partner | Market Leader

License # DB46889

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Professional Summary

Jim serves as the Managing Partner and Market Leader for the Colliers International Idaho Offices (Boise, Nampa, Twin Falls, Idaho Falls, and Pocatello). In this role, he oversees all aspects of the brokerage and property management services, business development and departmental objectives.

Prior to joining Colliers, Jim was the Executive Vice President & Partner at Phillips Edison & Company.  Based on Salt Lake City, Utah, Jim helped generate over $200M of ground-up development and acquisition for net lease properties throughout the United States.  He acquired $80M of properties in 36 months and raised $22M of equity from individual high net worth investors.  

Jim was CEO and President of a company based in Salt Lake City, Utah called HGM medical Lasers.  He oversaw all aspects of the business, including procurement, manufacturing, engineering, regulatory compliance, sales & marketing and accounting.  He increased value of the company from $710,000 to $7.8M at the time of the sale and was honored with a nomination for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the turn-around of the business. 

Jim’s professional experience also includes 25 years as an attorney practicing almost exclusively in real estate services.  He practiced with Isaacson, Rosenbaum, Woods & Levy in Denver, Colorado. 


Nominee Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 
Honored Professional - National Register's Who's Who in Executives and Professionals 


Jim has a  Bachelor of Arts, History and Public Policy degree from Duke University.  He is also a graduate of the University of Denver, College of Law, JD and Daniels College of Business, MBA.   While attending Duke, he was a member of the Men's Varsity Baseball team. 

Memberships & Involvements

  • Member of North Carolina, Colorado and Utah Bar Associations 
  • Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Idaho (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Howe Sportsdata International (Former Member, Board of Directors) 
  • Adams Camp for Developmentally Disabled Children (Former Member, Board of Directors)
  • Salt Lake Arts Center (Former Member, Board of Directors)
  • Former Head Coach of the East High School Baseball Team in Salt Lake City 


Walgreens, 7Eleven, Family Dollar, Matress Firm, Advance Auto Parts, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Del Taco, Starbucks, Raising Canes, Aspen Dental, Winco Foods, Carl's Jr., Weingarten Group, American Ski Company, Hines Development and Prentiss Properties, Home Depot, Fifth/Third Bank, BMO Harris and Prologis Trust.  


Asset Management, Business Brokerage, Business Development, Business Space Lease Advisory, Consultancy Services, Corporate Transaction and Portfolio Management, Cost Management, Financial Analysis, Fund Management, Law Firm Services, Lease Administration, Lease Advisory, Mortgage Brokerage, Portfolios
Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets, Corporate Solutions, Real Estate Management Services
Featured News
Mar 5, 2019
Colliers International Idaho Announces Ownership Change
New Ownership Model Supports Broker-vested Interest in Company Growth
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Feb 21, 2019
Boise Metro Chamber Announces Jim Shipman of Colliers International to Board of Directors
Jim Shipman, along with five other community leaders will join the Chamber’s Board
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Aug 30, 2018
Colliers Opens Newest Office in Twin Falls Led by Steve Di Lucca, SIOR
Colliers Further Expands Brokerage Services in Idaho
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May 15, 2018
Colliers International Idaho Welcomes Don and Jared Zebe
Colliers International Idaho Welcomes Don & Jared Zebe - Expands Idaho Operations
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