Jim W. Skelton

Maintenance Engineer

Professional Experience

Mr. Skelton joins Flagship Healthcare Properties as Maintenance Engineer. Jim is responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of the HSRE properties: 601 & 611 Watkins Centre Medical Park and St. Francis Medical Pavilion in Midlothian, Virginia.

Jim comes to the firm from Lendlease Healthcare Development, the original developer and manager of the HSRE properties. Before Lendlease, Jim spent a year as a Building Engineer in the Richmond, Virginia area for CBRE – Richmond.

Jim is retired from 31 years with Verizon. His first 7 years there were spent as Master Building Equipment Technician and the subsequent 25 years he served as Property Manager, where he was responsible for management of 1 million square feet of Verizon’s data center, call center, and telcom switching locations.

Jim is a native Virginian and currently resides with his wife in Montpelier, Virginia. He enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and the Outer Banks Beaches; but most of all he enjoys spending time with family and his 3 new grandchildren.

Affiliatons, Accreditations, and Interests

  • Universal CFC Refrigerant Handling Certification
  • Building Owners and Managers Institute International (BOMI), Facilities Management Administrator certification
  • Atlee Church of Mechanicsville VA, Member


Southside Virginia Community College, Certificate in Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration

Fun Fact

I race RC Model Boats and recently held (3) World Records.