Originally from Ireland, James came to Chicago after completing his degree in Economics from the University College of Dublin. James worked his way up from the grain floor of the Chicago Board of Trade, and honed his understanding of how markets operate as an Equity Options Trader prior to transitioning into his real estate career. Flourishing in his new career over the last 6 years has been a rewarding change for James, and he is proud of his growth as a real estate broker.
When it comes to working with his clients, James believes in thinking long-term, focusing on finding the right investment. As a Certified Negotiations Expert (CNE), James leverages his background and years of experience to secure his clients ownership and investment goals. James has spent 18 years living in Chicago, developing a unique insight into the city and its neighborhoods. His expertise has helped clients across the city navigate Chicago’s housing market.
James has a passion for the city’s historic architecture, spending his first summer in Chicago working on an architecture tour. During this time he learned to appreciate the stories behind the city’s one-of-a-kind buildings, fueling his love of exploring the city whenever he has the opportunity outside of work. He loves to spend time with his family or hitting the links to unwind. James is also very active member of the Ireland Network Chicago, once serving as their President. He is also a proud supporter of Concern Worldwide and the Chicago Irish Immigrant Support organizations.