in loving memory of

Jim Placet

James C. Placet

James Christopher Placet, died on Janurary 3rd, 2019. He was born and raised in Wheaton, Illinois, a west suburb of Chicago. He moved to Arizona and graduated from ASU with a Finance degree in 1987. He then went into the investment and brokerage business, maintaining a strong belief in understanding a person for their needs and their goals, and as a human being, rather than a number. Jim was a born entrepreneur and took great personal fulfillment in helping others around him. Through his businesses he believed in and helping people and to educate them on how to make an actual difference in someone’s life and shared this philosophy with many. He loved to travel with his family, feeling that life is precious and making memories with the ones he loves was the most important thing.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah, and their daughters Melissa and Emily. He is also survived by his parents, Harold and Rosalie and his sister, Jane. Jim will be remembered by his charismatic and magnetic personality. He was loved by so many and his legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of those who knew him.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Jan. 12, 2019


Jim will be remembered by his charismatic & magnetic personality. Loved by so many & will live on.