James joined CONLON/Christie's after working for 10 years in the Chicago Board of Trade trading Equity Options where he cut his teeth on the Grain floor. In 2013 he moved into real estate driven by his love of the city of Chicago and his passion for the industry.
A native of Dublin, Ireland he got his degree in Economics from University College of Dublin, before moving to the U.S. Since then he has lived in many of Chicago's neighborhoods including West Loop, The Loop, Lakeview, Roscoe Village. He currently lives in Lincoln Park with his wife and his two energetic dogs.
Now four plus years into his new career and having leveraged his contacts from the financial world, James has been involved in many facets of real estate including condo sales, first time home buyers, land deals, new construction projects, multi-unit listings and commercial real estate deals for office space as well as for bar and restaurant groups. In 2016 he was involved in Real Estate deals totaling over $15,000,000.
With James' knowledge of the current market environment, customer service, ability to communicate efficiently and knowledge of the Chicago Area, coupled with his financial experience and his strong work ethic gives him an edge over other agents.