James Morgan, Agent in NYC - Compass

James Morgan

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker | Licensed as James J. Morgan

Ranked #19 in the top 40 Manhattan agents with the highest dollar volume of listings by The Real Deal

Best Real Estate Agents in America, Number 57 in the state of NY

Ranked in the Top 120 Agents Nationwide by the Wall Street Journal

Presidents Council 2014

Soho Broker of the Year 2014

REBNY Board Certified Residential Specialist


WSJ For These Homeowners, More Is More

The New York Times The High Line: A Place to See and Be Seen

Curbed West Village Condo with 17 foot Vaulted Ceilings

Forbes Cozy Chelsea Condo with Treasured Christmas History

City Realty The Ten Most Incredible NYC Apartments Listed in November 2018

New York Times New Development: Soft in the Middle, Splashy Up Top

New York Times A Dip in the Living Room Pool

New York Post Tony-award winner selling yet another stylish UWS pad

New York Post You Suse, you lose: Rent a style guru’s Chelsea pad now!

Mansion Global Listing of the Day: A Prime Loft on Wooster Street

6sqft Extroverts, voyeurs and people with nothing to hide will love this $5M Chelsea loft


Director of Sales at Soori High Line

Director of Sales at 325 Lexington Avenue


Masters of Science in Real Estate from New York University

Undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Alberta

Languages: Mandarin

About James

Consistently ranked by the WSJ Real Trends as a top agent, nationwide, James provides a personal and private client experience to every buyer and seller he represents. His commitment to meeting his clients' needs and dedication to delivering top-quality service are the cornerstones for achieving every client's unique real estate goals.

James has extensive experience working with a broad clientele from finance, fashion and entertainment figures, developers in the pre-development and sales stages, international buyers and investors. His approach ensures that the real estate process is seamless, no matter what the demand. Over many years of cultivating relationships, James has built a robust global network of buyers and investors who seek his guidance and real estate expertise.

Born in England and raised in Canada, James earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Alberta and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from New York University. He also studied Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan and is conversant in the language. James' passion for real estate stems from his interest in architecture, building and design. Combined with a deep knowledge of the fundamentals of real estate analysis, James is skilled at identifying the potential and viability of any real estate investment.

A resident of West Chelsea where he has also closed many deals, James loves the diverse neighborhoods, people and properties of Manhattan. He has enjoyed extensive international travel, allowing him to understand and enjoy the diversity of world cultures.

TV Appearances: 522 West 29th PH

TV Appearances: CBS Living Large

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Luxury Villa | Mallorca, Spain

5 Bed | 6 Bath | 3,843 sqft | 12,217 sqft Lot Size | 5,950,000 EUR

Luxury, precision and quality are the overarching themes of this custom built Mediterranean modern villa, perched on the cliffs overlooking the Balearic Sea. The intentional design blurs the boundaries of indoor and outdoor living, making this residence the perfect space to gather friends and family through out the year.

Design elements such as travertine marble through out, three gas fireplaces, charming bougainvillea covered pergolas, awe inspiring views from every room, a sunny salt water pool lined in Bisazza tile, are a few of the gorgeous features that are immediately apparent. Advanced security systems, radiant heated floors, automatic shades and shutters, and solar energy support are the hidden elements that make this house one of a kind.

The terraced landscaping has be meticulously designed and maintained. A wandering path lined with citrus, lavender and rosemary, reveals intimate settings built into the sloping landscape. A place for morning coffee, and covered table with sunset views for intimate dinner for four, or a grassy lawn with built in seating areas await discovery.

Views, location, craftsmanship make this residence one of a kind.


522 West 29th Street | Soori High Line

Designed with the resort lifestyle in mind, Soori High Line is meticulously crafted with thoughtful architecture, interiors, and landscaping by the award winning, global firm SCDA Architects. The residences range from one to five bedrooms and feature richly detailed, light filled interiors that are meticulously crafted with finishes more akin to that of a privately commissioned home.

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