Tim is sought by celebrities, sports professionals and business leaders buying and selling homes throughout South Florida, and in particular in Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach.
Tim has formed a team of highly competent and experienced individuals, the Tim Elmes Group. Together they have created a powerful synergy of marketing strength, unparalleled resources and a global reach for clients. The Tim 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, the latest being the 2015 Coldwell Banker Society of Excellence Award, recognizing the Coldwell Banker’s highest level of achievement.
Tim was born in England where he lived until he was six years old; he grew up in Beirut and Africa. Tim has visited over 50 countries and worked in 20 countries before settling in Fort Lauderdale. His extensive travels provided him a rich variety of experiences, enabling Tim to make strong connections with people across all strata of society. Tim has dined with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip as well as the former monarch of Bahrain, Sheik Isa Bin Sulman Al-Khalifa.
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.
Tim has four children: Devon, Samantha, Addison and Dominic. Samantha and Addison both have their real estate licenses and work with Tim in the business. Tim enjoys watersports in his spare time, particularly swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding and sailing.