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Highland Group

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?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 a leading home seller in Winthrop for 40 consecutive years.

Now backed by Compass' cutting-edge technology, support and remarkable market share growth, (Compass is the #1 Brokerage in the USA) 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 in depth training and educational seminars offered by Compass and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board.


Mortgage Financing:

Strong ties with mortgage lenders provide the Highland Group agents with almost a 100% success rate with buyer financing.


Goals and Priorities:

Highest possible level of service to the client that will result in repeat business and referrals from satisfied clients is the top priority.


Company Culture:

Listen to the client.

Always do what is best for the client.

The client always comes first.