James Conroy

James Conroy
Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
From the Office of: Commercial Division
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Blake, REALTORS
8 Airline Drive
Albany, NY  12205
Direct: 518-464-0870 x 2211
Office: 518-464-0870
Fax: 518-687-0650
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Specializing in Historic Troy Properties, Rensselaer County and Hudson Gateway Communities of Cohoes, Watervliet, Green Island.

Professional Experience:
2003 - present
Associate Broker - Berkshire Hathaway Blake Realtors 
           Rising Star Award - 2004
           Chairman's Circle Award each year 2005 & 2009
   President's Circle Award - 2014
   Star Society - 2013
           Leading Edge Awards -  2008 - 2011
           Top Commercial Salesman  - 2005 & 2012
           President of Commercial Industrial Real Estate Board  2010
   Presidents Circle National Award 2014

1996 - 2003 City of Troy New York

  • Deputy Mayor for the City of Troy NY pop. 50,000.
  • Administrative responsibility for the Departments of Public Works, Water, Sewer, Recreation, Planning, Code Enforcement, Engineering, Economic Development. Management responsibility for all City buildings, vehicles, capital projects and budgets.
  • Supervised over 250 employees and a $21 million budget.
  • Secured millions of dollars in federal and state grants including programs for: road construction, marina development, brownfield redevelopment, park improvements, historic preservation, enhanced code enforcement, water and sewer repair, long term planning and economic development.
  • This is a high visibility position requiring extensive interaction with community, business,political leaders, clients and constituents. I have an excellent reputation as a professional manager and a "hands on" administrator - a team builder.

1989-1995 Center for Economic Growth, Albany, New York

  • Vice President, Community Development
  • Regional non-profit economic development agency supporting "smart growth" and job creation in the eight county Capital Region of New York State.
  • Served as Director of the Center's Development Council dealing in issues of land use management and encouraging pro-growth development regulations. This required a considerable amount of public presentation both written and verbal.
  • Provided staff support to the President and CEG Board in the debate to have CDTA assume management of the Albany County Airport.

1978-1980 Schenectady County, Schenectady, New York

  • Assistant to the County Manager
  • Administered the County Employment and Training Program. Reorganized the CETA program and staff to meet federal program criteria and improve effectiveness.
  • Provided assistance to the County Manager in a variety of public policy issues and programs.

Membership / Affiliations:

  • Oakwood Cemetery Board of Directors
  • CCHS Board of Trustees
  • Treasurer, Troy Area United Misistries
  • Member, St. Peter's Health Partners Foundation Board of Directors
  • Former Deputy Mayor City of Troy (1996-2003)
  • Former Schenectady City Council Member
  • Former Schenectady Council Board of Representatives Member
  • Member Rensselaer Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee
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