Windermere Homes & Estates Welcomes Jim Paddleford

Windermere Homes & ‘Estates (WHE) Is proud to announce the appointment of Jim Paddleford as Desert Area Sales Manager.  Paddleford brings decades of experience in Real Estate leadership to WHE’s desert management team.

A recent Coachella Valley transplant and former Vice President of the Brad Lippitz Group at Compass in Chicago, Jim insures that every transaction is handled with integrity, thoroughness and a laser focus on the client’s needs.

Originally from Seattle where he earned a reputation for his market savvy, steadfast client care and an attention to detail and with over 20 years of experience as a licensed real estate broker, Jim offers a depth of insight and knowledge which are invaluable to the operations of WHE’s  clients.

Jim maintains his license in Washington, and Illinois, often assisting and referring buyers and sellers moving cross-country.

*About Windermere Homes & Estates*

Windermere Real Estate is the largest regional real estate company in the Western U.S. with over 300 offices and 6,500 agents serving communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Mexico. Last year, Windermere closed 77,000 home sales for more than $36.7 billion in dollar volume. The Windermere family has a proud heritage of serving our neighbors via the Windermere Foundation which funds services for low-income and homeless families. Since 1989, the Windermere Foundation has contributed more than $40 million towards improving lives in the communities where we live and work. For more information, visit

Windermere Homes & Estates donates a portion of the proceeds from every home purchased or sold to the Windermere Foundation, which supports low-income and homeless families in the community. What started in 1989 as a grassroots foundation serving families in need in Washington state has grown to encompass eleven states and has raised over $38 million for programs and organizations that provide shelter, clothing, children’s programs, emergency assistance and other services to those who need our help the most.

Windermere Homes & Estates was founded by Rich Johnson in 2013 and has been setting the standard ever since. The forward-thinking company has opened 13 offices and hired more than 500 agents with awards such as the Brokerage Achievement of Excellence and the Standards of Ethics, awarded by the San Diego Association of Realtors® (SDAR). Creating a “3rd place” for agents to collaborate and connect on a daily basis both virtually and in person has been a key factor in Windermere Homes & Estates’ success.