James Richard has lived in Houston all of his life and enthusiastically uses his extensive knowledge of the local market to the advantage of buyers and sellers. An experienced Real Estate accountant, IT professional and Certified Project Manager, he works well with a variety of people and personalities, multi-tasks in constantly changing environments, understands budgetary needs, and negotiates successfully. His Real Estate clients will also profit from his ability to be highly organized and detail-oriented and his calmness "in the face of stiff headwinds." James is certified as a Social Media Pro and Strategic Marketing Specialist to help his customers market their properties.
A graduate of the University of Houston, James earned two degrees - a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Accountancy. Additionally, he has completed extensive courses in project management and various software programs over the years. James and his wife Susan live in the Garden Oaks area of Houston and have two young children, Brian and Jennifer. In his spare time, James enjoys playing with his children, reading, and cycling. He is a member of the Garden Oaks Civic Club, the Houston Zoo, the Museum of Natural Science, and St. Rose of Lima Catholic Community where he volunteers at their annual Halloween and Spring Festivals. He also gives his time to PMI Houston's annual conference.