Emma James 
  • Licensed RE Salesperson

  • licensed as Emma James
I contribute a portion of every transaction to Corcoran Cares, the company’s in-house non-profit organization that supports dozens of charitable and philanthropic organizations within the communities Corcoran serves, including small neighborhood non-profits. “Charity begins at home.”
Emma James, a top real estate agent in New York City for Corcoran, a real estate firm in Bedford Stuyvesant.
About Emma
As the top sales agent in Corcoran's Bed Stuy office, Emma's interest in real estate began when she started looking for an apartment for herself and her family. She had lived in the Village for her first eight years in NYC, but after her first child was born, "320 square feet wasn't going to cut it." In her search for a larger space, she quickly realized that Brooklyn was where she should be. In 2002, Emma bought one of the first condos on Washington Avenue, then two years later she bought a completely derelict townhouse in Bedford Stuyvesant and managed a total gut renovation that included supervising seven subcontractors, designing floor plans, and changing the CO of her multifamily building. Over the past 18 years, Emma has herself been a buyer, a seller, a landlord, and an Airbnb host and is extremely conversant in all aspects of townhouse living. Since beginning her career in real estate, Emma’s expertise with townhouses has become invaluable and townhouse sales now account for the a large proportion of her business.
Experience
  • 5 Years in Real Estate
  • 12 Years in Design
Education
  • Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design, London, UK
  • DeMontfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom Class of 1992
Interests
  • Animal Lover
  • Foodie
  • Design
  • Neighborhood Improvement
  • Travel
  • Social Network

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Awards
  • 2019Top 20 Sales Agent Brooklyn
  • 2019NRT Top 500 Sales Associate Nationwide
  • 2019Multi-Million Dollar Club Member
  • 2018Brooklyn's Top 20 Sales Agent of the Month
  • 2018Top 20 Sales Agent Brooklyn
  • 2018Multi-Million Dollar Club Member
  • 2017Brooklyn Top 10 Rental Agent of the Month
Press Mentions
  • $1M Bed-Stuy loft got some circus-worthy touches from its aerialist ownerRead more
  • Brooklyn Real Estate Six Months Later: Three Sold, One Still AvailableRead more
Clients share praise for Emma James.

...signing with Emma may have been the single best decision we ever made. Emma's knowledge of the Brooklyn market, in combination with, her first-hand experience of gut-renovating her own brownstone provided us with amazing insight & advice during our own search...Her approach is frank, yet supportive, & she really listens to her client's needs...I would recommend Emma as an outstanding broker!

Emily Flynn

I found a true confidant & partner in Emma. She was equally dedicated to finding the right place for myself & family, as she was to selling our previous place to buyers I would have hand picked. Emma was always available for a phone call, text or email. Emma is a powerhouse and I highly recommend her!

Kim