James P. Bodine
Herbert J. Sims & Co. Inc.
Jim specializes in senior living and healthcare finance, with extensive
experience providing financing and advisory services for the acquisition,
development, expansion, refinancing/recapitalization and corporate affiliation
of senior living and healthcare services providers.
With more than 30 years of investment banking experience, he has completed
more than 150 transactions totaling more $3.25 billion in tax-exempt and taxable
debt financing under a range of structures and credit profiles, along with
private and public equity financing and mergers and acquisitions advisory
assignments, for not-for-profit and for-profit providers/companies.
Prior to joining HJ Sims in 2014, Jim spent eight years BB&T Capital
Markets, eight years at Janney Montgomery Scott, and 11 years at Wheat First
Butcher, as a Managing Director at each firm and all based in Center City
Jim serves on the Board of Directors and Fiscal Oversight Committee of The
Philadelphia Protestant Home, a not-for-profit senior living provider based in
Philadelphia, and on the Investment Committee of Elwyn, a not-for-profit
provider of services to individuals with developmental, physical, and emotional
disabilities based in Media, PA. He is the Co-Founding Chairman of Run to
Remember, a running team conducting fundraising and other activities in support
of the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter.
Jim serves as a member of the CARF Financial Advisory Panel (FAP),
representing HJ Sims, providing input on development of financial standards and
strategic educational resources for the senior living sector.
Jim received his B.S. in Economics and M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the