Jim Fried has dedicated his entire career to Florida real estate, having served in the industry for over 35 years and completing over $3 billion in real estate transactions. Jim’s experience through multiple cycles enables him to provide unique insight to residential and commercial clients. 

His far-ranging impact in the community includes involvement with the Bergstrom Real Estate Center at the University of Florida as both a board member and a student mentor, hosting the longest-running real estate radio show in Miami (which in 2020 became the popular Fried on Business podcast), and local and state political advocacy – even running for Commissioner for the City of Miami in 2019.

High net worth families and investors rely on Jim’s financial acumen and the strength and diversity of his network to make their property goals come to fruition.

Established in 1994, New York-based Jameson Capital advises on real estate investments and finance on the corporate/platform and project level.

James McCarthy has 30+ years in finance and private equity, corporate structuring and workouts, and raising debt and equity as an investor, lender, investment manager, portfolio manager, financial advisor, corporate consultant, work-out consultant, and city planner. Clients have included domestic and offshore institutional investors, investment funds, hedge funds, high net worth investors, and private companies. Mr. McCarthy holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Master of City & Regional Planning from Rutgers University.