James has over thirty years’ experience raising debt and equity capital domestically and abroad. Currently the owner of Investors Development Services, he previously was:
- CFO and COO of a NYSE-listed REIT
- A senior officer of a major national bank
- CEO and founder of a property investment company owned by six of the largest pension funds in the UK
- Founder of an Atlanta-based property development and management company with 7,000 units
James has been the head of a large commercial mortgage banking company, has managed loan syndicates with balances exceeding $l00 million, owned and operated a large property management company, and organized and managed a portfolio disposition unit for the largest commercial real estate firm in the US.
James graduated from the University of Georgia and earned his PMD from Harvard Business School.