James Higgins

Real Estate Salesperson

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James Higgins
Real Estate Salesperson

Greenwich exudes that rare mix of a small-town cosmopolitan atmosphere. One stroll down renowned Greenwich Avenue is all it takes to soak it all in—this is a singular community,With shopping and dining options that rival Manhattan and the tranquility of a suburban retreat,whose reputation precedes it.
I have local expertise regional affiliations global connections and a powerful customized marketing program at Houlihan Lawrence. This is a winning combination when I market your property to the world. In addition my affiliation with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World further enhances my ability to network on a worldwide basis with the premier real estate firms .
Greenwich is less than 30 miles from Manhattan. The commute on Metro North can take anywhere from 45-60 minutes.

At a glance

My Communities
Greenwich, Cos Cob, Riverside, Old Greenwich, Stamford

New Home Construction, Specalizing in Green Construction, Working with Sellers, Working with Buyers, Computer Savvy

Lives In

11 Years

About me

Jim Higgins has been in the Real Estate business for nearly twenty years. Jim is an consistent award winning real estate developer and custom residential homebuilder. Jim has managed new construction, renovation and development of multiple projects totaling over $50,000,000 in the Northeast.

Prior to joining Houlihan Lawrence in Greenwich, Jim founded J. Higgins Holdings and Higgins Construction Services of which he is still the managing member. Jim has over a decade’s worth of experience in construction management of custom homes in Fairfield and Westchester Counties. He has managed several high-end and technically sophisticated single-family home projects in Greenwich. Jim has consulted for homeowners and lenders on all aspects of the home building process. In 2001, Jim founded Northstar Property group and was responsible for all of the investment and development activity in the Connecticut Area.

Professional Awards & Achievements

Laural Ridge , Greenwich, CT Home Building Industry Award for "Best In-Fill Community in the state of Connecticut Rombro Condominiums , Baltimore, MD Baltimore Heritage Preservation Project Award Private Residence, Greenwich, CT Home Building Industry Award for "Best Residential Remodel over 3 million”

Professional Associations & Designations

National Association of Realtors, Connecticut Association of Realtors, Greenwich Association of Realtors, Greenwich Multiple Listing Service, National Association of Homebuilders, Certified Green Builder, Urban Land Institute. More

Community Involvement

Jim was born and raised in Greenwich and continues to live here raising his family. He is active in various community organizations and is currently on the Executive Committee of the Greenwich Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors.  


Jim received a Masters of Science from The School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania in Historic Preservation. In addition, he received a Certificate in Real Estate Design and Development, a joint program between The Wharton School and The School of Design. Jim is a graduate of The University of Vermont where he earned a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Economics and Environmental Studies. He is a certified green builder.