Jim Mazziotti is Principal Managing Broker & Franchise Owner of Bend’s EXIT REALTY BEND. Known in Central Oregon and to his clients as just “MAZZ,” came to Central Oregon in 2002 after leaving his own successful real estate office in Iowa. He was in the Top 1% in sales and listings in the State of Iowa. From 2002-2004 he was a Realtor and property specialist at Eagle Crest Resort. In 2004, he worked with Legends Realty in commercial and residential real estate and he opened EXIT in 2006.
Before relocating to Bend, Oregon in 2002 from Oelwein, Iowa, he served his community as a city councilman, as president of the economic development foundation, president of his Chamber of Commerce, and assisted in a leadership capacity to work effectively and proficiently with local, county and state leaders to build an innovative and first of its kind life-long learning facility, offering expanded K-12 opportunities, a performing arts center, and a wellness center in his community. After his graduation from Upper Iowa University in 1975, Jim joined the family retail music business where he worked from 1975-1994.
He holds a number of certifications and designations including the ABR, SFR, 203K Specialist, FICO Professional, REO Default Certified Professional, is a OICP Certified Investment Specialist and a Coach, Trainer & Speaker with the John C. Maxwell Team.
He recently published “The Challenge: How 144 Letters Changed My Life, The Life Of My Son, And Will Change Your Life Too,” a book that reflects on the life-altering journey of his son, Anthony, and his experience as a student/cadet at the Oregon Youth ChalleNGe Program.