Associate, Investment Advisory Services
Prior to joining Friedman Real Estate, James Roberts worked at Encore REIS for two years as a commercial real estate advisor, specializing primarily in net leased retail properties nationwide. There he utilized a deep educational background in the financial analytics behind commercial real estate transactions to build trusting and lasting relationships with his clients.
Before Encore, James worked at Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF), now JLL, where he supported and advised brokers and clients at every stage of the commercial real estate transaction process; including financial analysis, property valuations, underwriting, market research, term sheet negotiations and closings. His experience here includes involvement with complex investor transactions in such sectors as student housing/multi-familyand office.
James earned his BA in Finance from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2015 where he was awarded All-America honors as an NCAA soccer player, then returning to his home state to obtain a specialized Masters Degree in finance/real estate from The Ohio State University.