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James Nestor

Core Area Expertise: Northern Manhattan, Above 145th

212.544.9500 ext. 86

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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.

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

Community & Local Leadership

  • REBNY (Real Estate Board of New York)

Media Mentions

New York Real Estate Journal / November 22, 2022

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: James Nestor, Ariel Property Advisors

Real Estate Weekly / November 9, 2022

APA Announces Sale of 20-unit Central Harlem Multifamily Building

Connect Group Media, Inc. / November 9, 2022

Ariel Arranges Sale of Central Harlem Walk-Up

Ariel Property Advisors / November 8, 2022

APA Announces Sale of 20-unit Central Harlem Multifamily Building

Ariel Property Advisors / June 15, 2022

APA Ariel Property Advisors closes $11.5 million in sales across two MF in NYC

Real Estate Weekly / May 21, 2022

APA closes $13 million in sales across Three Properties in New York City

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