Team

Senior Director

James J. Houlihan is a graduate of Manhattan Preparatory School (1970) and of Fordham University School of Business (CBA 1974). Mr. Houlihan represents the fourth of five generations in a family business, Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC founded in 1891 by his great-grandfather. Mr. Houlihan is the managing partner of his multi-faceted commercial real estate firm and has managed its daily operations since becoming a partner in 1987. Mr. Houlihan is an active partner in Houlihan Parnes Properties, a commercial property management company, HP Capital, a mortgage service company, and GHP Office Realty, LLC, an entity involved in the principal acquisition, management and leasing of office buildings. Mr. Houlihan is also a member of Q10 Capital, LLC, a national leader in commercial real estate capital.

Mr. Houlihan is active in the commercial real estate industry throughout the United States with a main emphasis on the metropolitan New York area. Mr. Houlihan has been retained by many leading financial, not-for-profit, and educational institutions as both a consultant and agent to manage, lease, acquire, renovate, and sell real estate.

Mr. Houlihan is the past President and Chairman of the Board of the Apartment Owners Advisory Council of Westchester. He is the past Chairman of the prestigious Sales Brokers Committee of the Real Estate Board of New York. In 1999 Mr. Houlihan was a winner of the “Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Award” from the Real Estate Board of New York and runner up for their 2006 award.

Mr. Houlihan has served as Chairman of the Great Hunger Memorial Committee of Westchester County that created a monument commemorating “An Gorta Mor”, the period known as The Great Hunger in Ireland (1845-1851). Mr. Houlihan has been honored as a recipient of the prestigious “Ellis Island Medal of Honor” in 2000 for his varied humanitarian efforts. He was also named to Irish America’s magazine “Top 100” list in 2001 and to their Top 100 Business list annually from 2006 through 2009. He received the Irish Arts Center’s “Spirit of Ireland” award in 2001 and the Irish American Building Society award in 2007.

Mr. Houlihan’s speaking engagements have included Columbia University, New York University, Fordham University and the New School for Social Research.

Mr. Houlihan has served on the Westchester County Parks Department Board. He was the Committee Chairman for the successful fundraising effort for The Rising, a memorial dedicated to the 109 Westchester County residents who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. The Westchester County Board of Legislators honored him with the first ever Chairman’s Medal of Gratitude in 2004. Westchester County Parks Department honored Mr. Houlihan with their “Best Friends Award” in 2010. Mr. Houlihan received the Croagh Patrick award from St. Patrick’s Home at their 80th Anniversary dinner in November, 2011.

Mr. Houlihan curated the acclaimed exhibit “The Fighting Irishmen: A Celebration of the Celtic Warrior”. The exhibit originally opened in the fall of 2006 at the Irish Arts Center and traveled to the South Street Seaport Museum in New York, the John J. Burns Library at Boston College, the Ulster American Folk Park, the GAA Museum at Croke Park and the University of Limerick all in Ireland and closed after being on display at the Phoenix Irish Cultural Institute in Arizona in 2013.

Mr. Houlihan and his family have been involved in many charitable endeavors. Amongst them is a lead gift to create the new baseball field at Fordham University’s Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx. Additionally, Jim and his family have set up scholarships at Fordham University, Fordham Law School, Fairfield University, Manhattan College and Mount St. Vincent College.

Mr. Houlihan served as Chairman on the Executive Committee of the President’s Council of Fordham University from 2013 through 2015. He now serves as a member of the Fordham Board of Trustees. In 2011, he was honored by Fordham University with the “Fordham Founders Award” at its annual Presidential Scholarship dinner. Mr. Houlihan also serves on the Board of WFUV Radio at Fordham University and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Irish Arts Center.

Mr. Houlihan and his wife Pat currently reside in Bronxville, New York and Nantucket, Massachusetts. They have 5 grown children and 1 grandson.

Contact James J. at 914-694-6070 or jjh@q10ny.com


Deals

Property Name: 3600-3614 White Plains Road
Location: Bronx, NY
Property Type: Retail
Transaction Type: First Mortgage
Loan Amount: $1,000,000
Details: Jeremiah A. Houlihan of Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC has arranged a loan secured by a 1st mortgage in the amount of $1,000,000 encumbering of a 6,500 sf property improved with a one-story brick taxpayer containing five stores that total 5,335 sf plus basements located at 3600-3614 White Plains Road in the Gun Hill section of the Bronx, NY.

The loan was placed with a Savings Bank at a 5-year fixed interest rate of 3.21% on a 30-year amortization schedule. The Lender charged a no commitment fee and the loan has a sliding scale penalty in the case of prepayment.
More Info: James J. Houlihan at 914-694-6070 or contact me


Property Name: 33 Williams Street
Location: Mt. Vernon, NY
Property Type: Apartment/Multi-Family
Transaction Type: First Mortgage
Loan Amount: $2,000,000
Details: Jeremiah A. Houlihan of Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC has arranged a loan secured by a 1st mortgage in the amount of $2,000,000 encumbering of a 1.15 acre property improved with a 7-story concrete block and masonry brick double-wing, residential multi-family rental apartment building with two self-service elevators constructed in 1932 located at 33 Williams Street in the Fleetwood section of Mount Vernon, NY. There are 116 apartments, 26 on-site outdoor parking spots, 60 garage spots, gardens and a courtyard.

The self-liquidating loan was placed with a Savings Bank at a 15-year fixed interest rate of 3.63%. The Lender charged a no commitment fee and the loan has a yield maintenance penalty in the case of prepayment.
More Info: James J. Houlihan at 914-694-6070 or contact me


Property Name: 15 Beach Road
Location: Great Neck, NY
Property Type: Apartment/Multi-Family
Transaction Type: First Mortgage
Loan Amount: $1,500,000
Details: Jeremiah A. Houlihan of Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC has arranged a loan secured by a first mortgage in the amount of $1,500,000 encumbering a property located at 15 Beach Road in Great Neck, NY, improved with a 3-story brick walk-up garden-style Cooperative apartment building constructed in 1950. There are 54 apartments, on-site outdoor parking spots, 27 garages, gardens and courtyard.

The loan was placed with a Savings Bank at a 7-year fixed interest rate of 3.5% on a 30-year amortization schedule. The Lender charged a no commitment fee and the loan has a sliding scale penalty in the case of prepayment.
More Info: James J. Houlihan at 914-694-6070 or contact me


Property Name: 51 Van Cortlandt Park Avenue
Location: Yonkers, NY
Property Type: Apartment/Multi-Family
Transaction Type: First Mortgage
Loan Amount: $5,000,000
Details: Jeremiah A. Houlihan of Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC has arranged a loan secured by a first mortgage in the amount of $500,000 encumbering a property located at 51 Van Cortlandt Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY improved with a 3-story walk-up apartment building constructed in 1965. There are 7 apartments and on-site outdoor parking spots. The loan was placed with a Savings Bank at a 10-year fixed interest rate on a 25-year amortization schedule. The Lender charged a no commitment fee and the loan has a sliding scale penalty in the case of prepayment.
More Info: James J. Houlihan at 914-694-6070 or contact me

Property Name: 1506 Overing Street
Location: Bronx, NY
Property Type: Apartment/Multi-Family
Transaction Type: First Mortgage
Loan Amount: $1,000,000
Details: Houlihan-Parnes Properties is pleased to announce the placement of a $1,000,000 underlying co-op first mortgage for 1506 Overing Street in the Bronx, NY. Located in the “Westchester Square” neighborhood of the East Bronx, the 5-story co-op building is situated at the northwest corner of Overing Street and Frisby Street. The property is a double-wing, walk-up apartment building containing 30 co-op apartments. The ten-year loan has a fixed rate of 4.125% with a 30-year amortization schedule. The loan was closed with a national bank with a strong regional presence. The Co-Op was represented in the transaction by Alan Snider, Esq.
More Info: James J. Houlihan at 914-694-6070 or contact me

Property Name: 3427 Jerome Avenue
Location: Bronx, NY
Property Type: Retail
Transaction Type: First Mortgage
Loan Amount: $2,600,000
Details: Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC, represented by Bryan Houlihan and James J. Houlihan, is pleased to announce the placement of a $2,600,000 first mortgage on the multi-tenant retail building at 3427 Jerome Ave, Bronx, New York. The 7-year, non-recourse loan has a fixed rate of 3.6% with Interest Only for two years. The loan closed with a local bank and is prepayable throughout the term of the loan on a declining scale. The Borrower also has the option to extend the loan for an additional 3 years. The Borrower was represented by Christie Houlihan and Stephen Soleymani of Morrison Cohen, LLP and title was provided by Jim Maloney of The Great American Title Company.
More Info: James J. Houlihan at 914-694-6070 or contact me