Summit Panelist


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Tim Elmes

Elmes Group

Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Specialist

With over $1.5B in sales, Tim Elmes has developed an international reputation as the top luxury real estate agent in Fort Lauderdale.  Tim’s reputation for excellence in South Florida’s luxury waterfront real estate market is a result of his unsurpassed negotiating skills, unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction and personalized service.

The leader in this market for over 25 years, Tim is renowned for his extensive knowledge of all aspects of this highly specialized niche. He has a unique ability to connect distinguished buyers with exceptional properties matching their criteria.  Tim is frequently featured as a luxury real estate expert in national media, including the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, CBS, Financial Times and Forbes.

Tim became a partner in the largest territorial Sotheby’s International Realty affiliation in Florida when his Broward agency, Waterfront Estates, Inc. merged with Miami Beach-based Wimbish-Riteway Realtors in 1999. Sales volume at the time of the merger was $470,000,000; the sales volume had climbed to $1,250,000,000 when Wimbish-Riteway was subsequently sold to Coldwell Banker three years later.

In 2014, the Tim Elmes Group was ranked #65 nationally, out of over one million realtors, with an extraordinary total sales volume of $147M.  In addition, Tim holds the record for having been involved in every record breaking sale in the city of Fort Lauderdale for 25 years consecutively.

Tim has formed a team of highly competent and experienced individuals, the Elmes Group. Together they have created a powerful synergy of marketing strength, unparalleled resources and a global reach for clients. The Elmes Group is among the most trusted luxury real estate teams in Florida. Tim and his team have earned numerous prestigious awards and designations through the years, including the Coldwell Banker Society of Excellence Award, recognizing the Coldwell Banker’s highest level of achievement.