Jim Burton has been successfully selling Real Estate in St. John’s for over 34 years. Jim obtained his “FRI”, Fellow of the Real Estate Institute in 1996 from The Real Estate Institute of Canada and the “MVA” Market Value Appraiser – Residential from the Canadian Real Estate Association in 1998. In 1998, Jim founded “Team Burton.” Team Burton has been among the Top Producing Teams within the RE/MAX organization, placing in the Top Ten in Canada & Top Twenty Worldwide. Jim is the owner of RE/MAX Infinity Realty Inc., in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada & RE/MAX Destiny in Cambridge and Jamaica Plains in Massachusetts, USA.
Jim holds an Airline Transport Pilots License with 15,000 flight hours and operates a seasonal Airline, North Eastern Sky Services Ltd. with a 1951 Dehavilland Beaver Floatplane in Labrador. He is the past owner of Igloo Lake Lodge & Flowers River Lodge, two of Newfoundland and Labrador’s trophy Fly Fishing Lodges.
In March 2021, Jim was presented the Canadian 2020 “Community Care Award” from RE/MAX International. In January 2020, Jim was bestowed the Order of Newfoundland & Labrador (O.N.L.) by Her Honour, The Honourable Judy May Foote, P.C., O.N.L., Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador is the highest honour of the province.
Jim is Vice-Chair of the Salvation Army St. John’s Advisory Council & he's also a member of the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation and sits on the Financial Investment Committee. Jim is Co-Founder of Aviation History Newfoundland & Labrador Inc.(a self-sustaining Non-For-
Jim is also past member of the Board of Director’s of the “Rotary Club of St. John’s Northwest”, a past member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (Atlantic Canada), a past member of the Board of Directors of the Newfoundland & Labrador Brain Injury Association, past Chairperson of the Canadian Cancer Society – NL “Dream Team” Relay for Life. Jim is also a past fundraising committee member for the new YMCA Building in St. John’s. He’s also past Honorary Chairperson of Newfoundland & Labrador Volunteer Week 2010 and a past Chairperson of the CHBA Home Show 2009, 2008 and 2007. Jim is a past Director of the Janeway Children’s Hospital Foundation. He was the Chairperson of the Liberal Party Leaders Dinner on May 12, 2014 in St. John’s, where some 530 supporters gathered. His past community contributions are many, and include Judge at the Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Pageant 2008, past Chairperson for the St. John’s Northwest Rotary Club Gala Dinner & Auction, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009 & 2007, co–chairperson of the “2006 RE/MAX Concert for the Cure” in aid of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, past Chairperson of the Cowan Heights United Church Board of Management and Past President of the Cowan Heights United Church Men’s Club. He is also a past Director of the St. John’s Real Estate Board and a previous Director of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association –Eastern Newfoundland and the St. John’s Board of Trade.
Jim is known for his energetic, enthusiastic and resourceful Real Estate practice and is always open to new ideas, challenges and opportunities.
Jim can be reached at (709) 682-8663 or email@example.com
Office Phone Number: 709-834-2066