Rep. Jim Pitts District 10 (R-Waxahachie)
- Lawyer, Business Owner
- B.B.A., Southern Methodist University; M.B.A., Southern Methodist University; J.D., Southern Methodist University
- Appropriations (Chair)
- Conference Committee on SB 1 (Budget) (Chair)
Sources of Income
Pitts, an attorney, specializes in real estate and owns Ellis County Abstract and Title.
Pitts reports interest in various privately held properties, including Pitts Properties, Pitts Investments and Pitts Enterprises. He also reports income of more than $25,000 from Pitts 2007 Investments Trust.
Residence in Waxahachie valued at $318,000
Residence in Austin valued at $1 million
Residence in Dallas valued at $5.5 million
Residence in Utah valued at $1.8 million
Pitts owns property worth more than $10 million. Via Pitts 2007 Properties Ltd., he owns at least two properties in Henderson County that together are worth $1.9 million, and numerous other properties in Ellis County valued by authorities at about $900,000.
Pitts is a board member of the Citizens National Bank in Waxahachie and partner in Pitts & Zinn, which has received more than $600,000 in U.S. agricultural subsidies, largely for corn, cotton and wheat, from 1995 to 2011, according to the Environmental Working Group.