James Walsh

Professional Experience

Jim Walsh co-founded, and operated WEICHERT, REALTORS®– Waterglen Group of Portland for seven years and has successful managed several companies for over twenty five years, holding senior executive positions at Shaw’s Supermarkets, PetSmart, and Stop & Shop. Serving as Senior Vice President of Sales & Operations in all three organizations, Jim had responsibilities for real estate site selection and development for new store locations. His sales and management skills and his enthusiasm for building business earned him the reputation at his companies and with trade associations as the go-to person for getting things done.

Jim’s love for Maine and his management network led him to RE/MAX By The Bay in Portland, where he quickly became a top producer, earning membership in the President’s Club and the 100% Club. His vision for building a local, respected firm led him to co-found WEICHERT, REALTORS®– Waterglen Group of Portland. Looking for a new chapter in life, Jim has decided to leave WEICHERT, REALTORS® and take on a career as a Broker with Benchmark Residential & Investment Real Estate. Jim is enthusiastic about this new step, and foresees positive and continuing growth in his career as a Broker.

For the past five years he has been an active member to the Town of Cape Elizabeth’s Town Council. He is currently in his second term as a council member, and has previously served as Chair. He is also actively participated in various committee and boards with the United Way, YMCA, Catholic Dioceses of Maine, and the Maine College of Art.


Jim earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and holds a Master’s Degree from Boston College and an MBA from Suffolk University in Boston.

James Walsh

Work: (207) 775-0248 x421

Cell: (207) 712-1586