The Naples Cay Experts

The Naples Cay Experts sells homes in John R. Wood Properties

The Naples Cay Experts.  Selling Naples Cay since 1989. 

Since 2010, Paula and her team have closed more than $125 Million of sales in Naples Cay alone.  Their intimate understanding of the beachfront condo market, extensive customer base of prospective buyers, and the high volume of sales they generate in Naples Cay, uniquely enables them to price, list and sell the luxury beachfront condos of Naples Cay.  

Our Team Members

Paula Sims sells homes in Central

Paula Sims

Central Office (239) 564-1900

Originally from Boston, Paula relocated to southwest Florida in the late 1980’s to assist in the development and sales of the luxury beachfront condos of Naples Cay.  A skilled negotiator with a keen understanding of the luxury beachfront condo market, Paula is a recognized figure in Naples real estate who is often called upon for her expertise and knowledge. 

A powerful advocate for her customers, Paula takes the time to understand individual needs, and as a result, has earned a large and loyal base of both buyers and sellers.  Specializing in the Naples Cay market since 1989, Paula knows every detail and aspect of the market, buildings, and individual units, making her the indisputable Naples Cay Expert.

In January 2016, April Hoover joined Paula as her Licensed Assistant/Realtor® and became her partner in October 2016.  She has proven to be an invaluable asset to the team.  Paula and her team continue to list and sell the vast majority of property in Naples Cay.  In 2017, they have closed more than $20 million of sales in Naples Cay alone.  




April Hoover sells homes in Central Designations


April Hoover

Central Office (239) 248-7885

A skilled negotiator, with an unparalleled attention to detail, and in constant communication with her buyers and sellers, April works tirelessly to provide her customers with a pleasant and successful real estate experience.  

A licensed Realtor® since August 2013, April began her real estate career working in Park Shore. April joined John R. Wood in May 2015 and was recruited by Paula Sims in January 2016. She was initially hired to work as Paula’s Licensed Assistant/Realtor®, and in October 2016 became Paula’s partner.

Working closely with Paula, April has gained an intimate knowledge of the Naples luxury beachfront condo market, with specific expertise in Naples Cay. Together, they list and sell the vast majority of property in Naples Cay. In 2017 they have closed more than $20 million of sales in Naples Cay alone.  

April attended Ball State University and earned a bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College.  A native of northern Indiana, April relocated to Southwest Florida in 2004 from Milton, MA, with her husband, Jim McGinn. She and Jim spend their free time with their rescue dogs Tina, Lucy, Tucker, and Vinnie, their Senegal Parrot.

Jim McGinn sells homes in Central

Jim McGinn

Central Office (239) 248-5389

Originally from Lexington, MA, Jim spent the first 18 years of his professional career in advertising, working at the two largest advertising agencies in Boston: Hill/Holliday and Arnold Worldwide. Jim held Senior Vice President/Group Account Director positions at both firms and oversaw their technology practices and large financial services accounts.  In 2003, he left advertising to move full time to SWFL with his wife, April Hoover.
Jim began his next career at Germain BMW of Naples, where he spent 15 years as a Client Advisor.  Jim was New Car Salesman of the Year 8 out of the last 10 years. 
Jim was bitten by the Naples real estate bug after helping his wife, April, and his longtime BMW customer and friend, Paula Sims, in an un-licensed capacity. He made his final career move, joining the The Naples Cay Experts at John R. Wood Properties, in September, 2018.
Jim received his BS in Marketing from Boston College, and obtained his MBA from the University of Rhode Island. As longtime dedicated animal advocates, Jim and April share their home with rescue dogs, Lucy and Tucker, along with their rescued Senegal Parrot, Vinnie.