James Michael Angelo is one of the most connected agents in Manhattan. With a high-profile background in entertainment and design, his knowledge of space, location and character is a true advantage for anyone looking to buy or sell property.
James has a keen sense of style and space planning, and knows luxury living at its best.
As a senior interior architect for famed designers Jamie Drake and David Easton, he designed large-scale hospitality projects such as St. Regis Hotels, and five-star resorts in Aspen for developers like Starwood and Related Industries. His residential design credits include renovating Manhattan pied-a-terres, gut renovations of prewar townhouses and new construction at The Carlton House.
A Boston native, James grew up acting and dancing in an entrepreneurial family. His parents started and ran three businesses, instilling in him a drive for success and customer service. James moved to New York where enjoyed success acting on stage and television.
James lives in Manhattan's fastest-growing neighborhood, South Harlem. Having moved from the Upper East Side to Harlem at the start of its renaissance in 2010, his experience and instinctual knowledge of where and when to buy and sell are invaluable.
James sets everyone he meets at ease the moment they meet him, and provides each client with seamless guidance through the arduous buying and selling process. His philosophy is simple: set realistic expectations, and be of service every step of the way.
“James was so amazing to work with. In a competitive city like New York, he made sure that I was prepared to negotiate for the apartment I wanted. He was extremely responsive to all of my questions, and made me feel so comfortable about moving into my new home. I truly enjoyed working with him, and recommend others to utilize his services.”
— Kathleen, Client
“Working with James and Jonathan was an absolute pleasure. They made the process easy and stress free. They were always there to answer any questions that arose. They are both extremely professional while easy to approach. They truly had my best interests in mind through the entire process and in the end helped me find the best possible place to call home.”
— Hannah, Buyer
"James was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about neighborhoods, price-points and condos vs co-ops. He helped navigate me through the daunting process of home buying and now I have a place I can call home. I felt like he always had my best interests in mind. I highly recommend him!" — Emanuella, Buyer
“I couldn’t be happier with my decision to work with James! As a first time seller, I had a LOT of questions which were always addressed in record time by James. The process of selling a NYC apartment can be especially daunting, and I was fortunate enough to have James in my corner, calming my nerves and keeping the many moving parts on track for a timely closing. I recommend working with James.”
— Jason, Seller