Tampa Bay’s 10 Leading Men 2011: Jim Henning

November 26, 2013 | South Tampa Magazine | Categories: 10 Leading Men, Editorial, People | Tags: Florida Executive Realty, Jim Henning

Jim Henning

Florida Executive Realty


What he’s wearing: plaid pajama and robe by Saks Fifth Avenue

Top songs on your iPod: “Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen and “Mack the Knife” by Bobby Darin

Bay area’s best-kept secret: Evening at the Café at Pane Rustica

Most ridiculous fashion purchase: Diamond Bezeled Presidential, the wanting was more exciting than the having

Always in my fridge: Yes, but I’m trying to break that habit

Guilty pleasure: White wine and M&M’s

Most unusual item in your home: My grandfather’s WWI dog tag and the Western Union note telling his lovely wife he’s coming home

My hero:  All four grandparents. They provided a foundation for my parents and they passed it on to me

Greatest extravagance: Buying a suite for Tampa Bay Lightning Games… great investment

Pet peeve: When people don’t remember that God gave them two ears and one mouth. Now use them proportionally.

I’d travel 5,000 miles to see: My granddaughters smiling laughing and yelling “Gwampy”

Ideal Saturday night:  Dinner or take-out at home next to someone I love talking to and, more importantly, laughing with

Favorite clothing designer: Keanan Duffty and Michael Bastian

Finish this sentence: I love Tampa Bay because of its business opportunities

Last meal on Earth: Probably couldn’t eat if I knew I was leaving

Ultimate vacation: Picking the top 50 Restaurants in the world, flying and eating at each one. Hello, Amex/Food Network. It would make a great commercial/show