Headshot of Jim Durkin, SVP of Steep Slope Systems Sales of GAF.

Jim Durkin

SVP, Steep Slope Systems Sales

Leadership profile

Jim Durkin is responsible for the sales growth of GAF’s Residential roofing business, as well as National Accounts and Canada sales. Jim joined GAF in 2000 as a Regional Sales Manager, and held a variety of regional and national leadership positions at the company for both residential and commercial roofing sales prior to his current position.

During his tenure leading National Accounts, Jim led the development of GAF’s successful retail sales strategy, including the addition of Lowes in 2015. In addition, he has been instrumental in growing GAF’s relationship with The Home Depot, leading to GAF being named their Partner of the Year in 2018. Prior to joining GAF, Jim spent eight years in various sales roles at GenFlex Roofing Systems, an Indiana-based supplier of commercial roofing products.

Jim holds a BS from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from St. Xavier University.