Jim heads the Los Angeles, California office of CBIZ MHM, LLC and specializes in providing consulting services to companies and individuals in the real estate, entertainment, manufacturing, media and service industries. Jim provides tax consulting, business and family law litigation, business management/family office and tax services for high net
worth individuals, entertainment and media industry and real estate industry consulting. Jim has been a member of CBIZ since his prior company (Parks, Palmer, Turner & Yemenidjian, LLP) was acquired in 1999. He has over forty years of public accounting experience.
Jim Parks also co-founded and is Chairman of Realty Center Management, Inc. (RCMI), a real estate company that manages and through affiliates owns over 10,500 apartment units and approximately 250,000 square feet of commercial office space. The market value of the portfolio as of December 31, 2022 was over $3 Billion. Jim is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California and received his BS and MBT degrees from the University of Southern California. Jim is active in various community ventures and currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Autry National Center of the American West, a member of the Board of Councilors at the University of Southern California, a member of the Board of Directors of Whittier Trust, a trustee of the California Art Club in Pasadena, and a member of the Board of Directors of the California Council on Economic Education.