Jim Helsel, Jr.
James (Jim) Helsel has been in the real estate profession for 37 years. He affiliated with Helsel Inc. upon graduating from Lycoming College in 1975 with a Bachelor of Art degree in Business Administration. His primary focus has been commercial/industrial sales and leasing although he continues to be involved in property management and real estate investment analysis with counseling as an adjunct to his efforts. Jim is a past president of the Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors®, the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® and was Treasurer of the National Association of Realtors® from 2008 to 2010. He was awarded the Certified Property Manager of the Year award by the Delaware Valley Chapter of IREM. He has named Realtor® of the Year by the Greater Harrisburg (1985) and Pennsylvania (2001) Association of Realtors® and received the Distinguished Service Award by the same two groups. Jim has taught thousands of Realtors® across Pennsylvania courses leading to their GRI designation. Jim is active in his community, serving on the Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority Board (SARAA), as a Trustee of the Cornwall Manor Foundation Trust, as a member of the Government Affairs Committee of the Harrisburg Area Regional Chamber of Commerce, and with the United Way of the Capital Region.