Jim Smith is Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor and Managing Partner of the Shaeffer Investment Group. Jim began his investment career in 1983 as an original member of the Shaeffer Investment Group.
Jim was born and raised in Baltimore, MD, where he attended St. Paul's School. He graduated from Ithaca College in 1976. Jim has served as president of the Board of St. Paul's School, as a trustee for the University of Maryland Research Fund, and as a board member of the Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, the Keswick Foundation, and the Corporation for Widows and Orphans.
Jim is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Bridges Program which is committed to the long-term success of Baltimore City youth.
Jim was recently asked by the Baltimore Community Foundation to be an inaugural member of the Professional Advisor Recognition Society in appreciation of his work to advance and encourage charitable giving across Baltimore. Jim is married and has three sons.