About Us

With a 40-year history of real estate excellence, the Highland Group at Compass is the natural choice for buyers and sellers throughout Winthrop, Boston and the North Shore. Working with everyone from first-timers to savvy investors, this dynamic team holds fiercely to their motto of putting each client's needs at the forefront of everything they do.

Led and founded by respected industry veteran Jim Polino, the Highland Group includes highly-skilled and dedicated agents who believe deeply in the team's people-first culture. Team members listen carefully to their clients and create personalized strategies for reaching each customer's goals and exceeding their expectations, all while making the purchase or sale flow as smoothly and efficiently as possible. In fact, clients repeatedly commend the team's professionalism, solid advice and their well-oiled, collaborative approach. With this knowledgeable, hands-on service, it's no surprise the Highland Group has been recognized as the No. 1 home seller in Winthrop for 35 consecutive years.

Now backed by Compass' cutting-edge technology, support and remarkable market share growth, The Highland Group is even better positioned to deliver on their promise of elite client care, believing everyone deserves to find their place in the world.

The Highland Group at Compass is SHINING A NEW LIGHT ON REAL ESTATE!


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  • Greater Boston Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service Property Information Network (State wide Multiple Listing)
  • Past director of Greater Boston Real Estate Board’s Residential Association of Realtors.
  • Past President of The Realty Guild – A network of over 50 of Massachusetts' most experienced real estate companies servicing over 200 communities. Realty Guild members produce over $2.5 billion in sales volume per year.
  • Winthrop Chamber of Commerce (Past Board of Directors)
  • Winthrop Rotary Club


          Mandatory – Sales staff continuously attends sales training seminars and educational seminars offered by Compass and The Greater Boston Real Estate Board. Mortgage                                  financing seminars are also constantly attended by sales staff.


          Highest possible level of service to the client. Earning repeat business and referrals from satisfied clients is top priority.

          Listen to your client.
          Always do what is best for your client.
          The client always comes first!