Jim Otterman


Broker Associate

Premier Sotheby's International Realty


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Professional Bio

Jim Otterman brings over 33 years of real estate experience to Premier Sotheby’s International Realty. A second-generation REALTOR®, he once owned an award-winning franchised brokerage company in Sebring, Florida. Additionally, Jim has been involved in the mortgage banking and title insurance fields, most recently in St. Augustine, Florida. He also owned and operated a respected real estate licensing school for many years. After a successful career in Florida, Jim and his family fulfilled their dream of moving to the North Carolina mountains and reside in the community of Blowing Rock.

An accomplished associate, his goal is to provide top-level service before, during and after every transaction. Jim understands the process of buying, selling, investing and relocating from first-hand experience and can guide his customers through the entire process professionally. He is a member of the High Country Association of REALTORS®, North Carolina Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®.

Outside of real estate, Jim enjoys all outdoor activities that the High Country offers and spending time with his wife Terri and their family. He is a member of the First Baptist Church of Blowing Rock. In addition to his career achievements, Jim has held numerous leadership roles in civic, professional and church organizations, including president and vice president of Highlands Association of REALTORS®, director and district 10 vice president of Florida REALTORS®, president of the Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce and as a deacon at Grace Bible Church. He was also an adjunct instructor at South Florida State College and his achievements include Associate of the Year, REALTOR® of the Year and Broker of the Year.


Parent: Premier Sotheby's International Realty

1127 Main Street Blowing Rock, NC 28605


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