MEET OUR TEAM
Bruce entered the real estate profession in 1976 after working as a Chemistry teacher, a tennis professional and a Nordic ski instructor. After training with several local real estate companies he maintained his own company for 26 years in Wilson, Wyoming before joining Sotheby’s as an associate broker in 2017. He has personally handled over 1,000 sales and too many residential and commercial lease to count.
Bruce has experience in many facets of the business including sales, brokerage, finance, investments, property management, development and construction. He has developed four commercial centers, including the Fish Creek Center in Wilson, as well as the design and building of 65 homes in Jackson Hole and the Teton Valley.
Current projects include home building in Creekside Meadows in Driggs, Idaho where he has recently gained approval for Phase V for 29 new affordable homes.
Bruce knows Jackson Hole very well and enjoys skiing, fly fishing, tennis, cycling and International travel on a regular basis to remain fit for the future.
Bruce teams with Ciara Thomas to form the Prime Properties Group of Jackson Hole Sotheby's International Realty. Be sure to tap our knowledge for your real estate needs.
Bruce Simon works in Jackson which has a population of 13,645. Jackson has a household income of $55,196. The educational attainment of residents of Jackson includes 68.01% of adults who have at least a college degree.
Residents in Jackson will typically attend school in Teton County School District 1
Ciara is a Jackson Hole native, and like most locals, her life revolves around the outdoors and community. She made her way back to Jackson after receiving her bachelor's degree in International Business and Mandarin Chinese from the University of Wyoming.
Because of her intimate knowledge of JH's unique natural beauty, Ciara is both concerned about preservation and is excited to share this beauty with her clientele. The close-knit appeal of JH's population contrasts with the vastness of its surrounding majesty. It is this contrast that Ciara will always keep as she pursues her career in bringing her love for JH and the greater Teton Valley to her real estate clients.
Ciara is licensed in both WY and ID, with experience in residential, multi-family, commercial, business acquisitions, and developmental work.
"It has always been a pleasure working with Ciara Thomas and her team over the years. A professional real estate agent that understands the business and will bring her passion, experience, and expertise to work for you!" - Brian G. Driggs, Idaho
"Bruce Simon was our property manager for 20+ years. His expertise & professionalism supported our ability to maintain our home & rent it out. We could always count on him." -S. Dong Jackson, Wyoming
"We have had the pleasure of working with Ciara for the last several months on the purchase of multiple properties. We have learned that not only is she very professional and knowledgable, but is willing to go over and above for us in many areas. She has worked so hard for us and cares very much about her clients. We have been grateful to have her as our representative!" -Lisa and Thel C. Idaho Falls, Idaho
"I've know Bruce for 40 years. He's smart, honest, an acute businessman, and care about people." -John W. Bozeman, Montana
"Ciara is nice, approachable, energetic, tentative and very bright." -JHSIR Associate Jackson, Wyoming
"Ciara is hard working and friendly. She is knowledgable and resourceful. I would recommend her for Real Estate and property management." -K. Potter Driggs, Idaho
"Happy Birthday, Ciara Thomas! Thank you for all you do for your clients! We appreciate you and hope you've had a fantastic day!" -D. Fields, Island Park, ID.
"You are an incredible agent. It has truly been a blessing to work with you. You have been so patient during the buying process." -James, Montana
"Working with Ciara Thomas and Bruce Simon has been a pleasure. Efficient and good at finding solutions, fair and reaching the goals. Professional real estate agents who understand the business and bring their passion, experience, and expertise to work for their clients!" -R. Davidovici, Hollywood, FL.