Jim Marnell’s journey into real estate began in 1991 following his retirement from the MBTA. Intrigued by the industry and with a desire to remain engaged, Jim found his true calling in helping clients achieve their goals. With a background in customer service from his time at the MBTA and as a shareholder services representative, Jim excels at building rapport and understanding client needs. Committed to upholding the esteemed Lamacchia standards, Jim’s primary focus is delivering outstanding service. Beyond real estate, his involvement in Falmouth’s town government showcases his dedication to community engagement. Born and raised in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, Jim now calls the scenic town of Falmouth on Cape Cod his home. Described as friendly, witty, and loyal by clients and friends, Jim Marnell brings his genuine passion for people and property to every interaction in the real estate realm.
You’ve been in the business for quite some time. What made you decide to switch to Lamacchia Realty?
“Our brokerage joined forces with Lamacchia Realty and we couldn’t be more excited for this chapter!”
Giving clients the best possible service is every REALTOR’s goal. How does Lamacchia Realty better help you serve your clients?
“Everyone at Lamacchia Realty is there to help you better serve your clients.”
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
“Spending time with family and friends, especially my granddaughter Ellie. I also enjoy boating over to the Vineyard and when motivated an occasional visit to Planet Fitness”
What is your favorite part of your job?
“Buying or selling a home, for most of us, is the most stressful activity we intentionally put ourselves through. If I can take away a lot of that stress, that is very satisfying.”
Do you have a favorite charity?
“Ellie Fund. The Ellie Fund is a charity that does wonderful work providing essential support services for breast cancer to ease the stresses of everyday life allowing the focus to be on family, recovery, and healing.”
What’s your favorite sport to play or watch?
“My playing days are long gone. I do enjoy watching all the Boston teams with an occasional visit to Fenway Park, Gillette Stadium, and TD Garden. Also, the Cape Cod Baseball league in the summer is a great chance to see future MLB players.”