Jim serves as CEO for APG Capital in Raleigh, North Carolina. Jim’s responsibilities include: company vision and strategy, business development, resident guitarist, and community engagement.
Prior to founding Anthony & Co. in 1987, Jim served as a broker with Grubb & Ellis Company in Los Angeles, California, from 1979 to 1983, winning the Rookie of the Year Award in 1980. In 1983, Jim moved to Raleigh to be Leasing and Management Director for NAI Carolantic Realty. In 1998 he acquired Allenton Commercial in Durham, NC and merged it into Anthony & Co. In 2010 Anthony & Co. joined Colliers, exiting to independence in 2020 as APG.
In addition to building a successful commercial real estate portfolio across diverse property types, Jim has one of the most distinguished real estate investment track records in the Southeastern United States. His expertise is sought after by institutional investors, business owners, lending institutions, developers, and government officials. Jim is a former Commercial Realtor of the year, President of the Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors, former member of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, former board member of the Wake County Board of Economic Development, and is a founding partner of Jobs for Life. Jim also heads a major Raleigh-based development and investment company known as the Anthony Property Group. He has recently become recognized as a thought leader on the topic and as a developer of affordable housing in four Triangle counties, with ten innovative projects in his development pipeline to address the increasingly critical local housing shortage.”