James Keith

James Keith

Managing Director

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James Keith began his career selling real estate at auction and over time his client base has expanded nationally. He has sold all types of commercial properties including hospitality, office buildings, retail centers, c-stores, gas stations, retail buildings and industrial buildings. James brings his clients over twenty years of experience in implementing successful real estate marketing solutions. James specializes in working with and selling bank REO properties, foreclosure, bankruptcy and SBA situations.

Prior to joining Hilco, James spent six years running the hospitality division for a national firm. His established relationships and affiliations with financial institutions, the hospitality industry, Realtor® associations, auctioneer associations, in particular the National Auctioneer Association (NAA) and AAHOA (Asian American Hotel Owners Association) has enhanced his natural ability to build and retain relationships in the industry.

Having conducted well over 2,000 auctions in his career, he is well versed in all aspects of what it takes to design and implement a successful auction marketing strategy. Of the hotels that James has been involved with selling at auction nationally, he holds an impressive 95% sold and closed rate.

James is an active participant in his community of San Antonio TX, offering his auctioneer and consulting services to local Charities and he also coaches golf and football on the weekends for the local youth.