James Caseley is an Executive Managing Director of ABS Partners Real Estate. He is responsible for the in-house review of rental conditions, supervising a portion of the brokerage team, and handling the leasing and management of a number of properties. Mr. Caseley specializes in repositioning commercial and industrial real estate to appeal to changing markets, particularly involving construction administration and lease negotiations. Utilizing knowledge from the extensive landlord representation, he has represented scores of commercial tenants in real estate transactions.
Mr. Caseley has 34 years experience in commercial real estate brokerage and management in New York City. Prior to joining ABS in 2005, Mr. Caseley served as Senior Managing Director at Newmark & Company Real Estate, Inc., where he was involved in the conversion of industrial loft buildings for office uses. In 1985, he opened Newmark’s Soho office, overseeing leasing in the local portfolio consisting of nearly 1,000,000 square feet. At the time, Mr. Caseley was a pioneer in the soon to emerge Soho Market. Over his career he has represented landlords in well over 20,000,000 sf of transactions.
Awards and Affiliations
Mr. Caseley is a member of REBNY, founding member and former Executive Committee member of the Village Alliance/8th Street BID, and the NoHo-NY BID. He has also served on the Clinton Land Use and Zoning Committee for Community Board #4 and is an active participant in REBNY committee meetings and a 2013 selectee to the REBNY Commercial Board of Directors.