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James Nestor

Core Area Expertise: Manhattan Northern Above 145th

212.544.9500 ext. 86

James Nestor is an Investment Sales Professional with Ariel Property Advisors. In this role, he is responsible for executing the company’s exclusive listings and facilitating business development initiatives in Northern Manhattan, with a particular focus on the neighborhoods of Washington Heights and Inwood. Mr. Nestor has extensive experience in evaluating and marketing properties across various asset classes, including multifamily, commercial, mixed-use, and development.

Prior to joining Ariel Property Advisors, Mr. Nestor was as an Investment Sales Associate at Marcus & Millichap, focusing on multifamily properties in Midtown Manhattan. In this role, he researched ownership records, collected market data and analyzed industry trends. His other responsibilities included: prospecting new client relationships and referral sources, attending networking/industry events, presenting marketing proposals to clients, negotiating and marketing exclusive listing agreements, and advising clients on their individual real estate investment strategies.

Earlier in his career, he worked as a Media Planner at advertising firm Publicis Groupe. During this time, he handled multi-million-dollar advertising campaigns for numerous Fortune 500 companies, including Kohls, Papa Johns, and Scotts Miracle Gro. His responsibilities included strategy development, providing clients with research data as well as strategic analysis of the campaigns.

Academically, Mr. Nestor has a B.A. in Business Administration from Manhattanville College. He is also actively involved and is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY).

During his leisure time, Mr. Nestor enjoys hiking, skiing and traveling with his wife. He currently resides in Sleepy Hollow, New York and can be reached at 212.544.9500 ext. 86 or via email at