Business 100 - 2008

Houlihan James

James J. Houlihan/Houlihan-Parnes/iCap Realty Advisors LLC

James J. Houlihan, representing the fourth generation in a family business founded in 1891,  is managing partner of Houlihan-Parnes/iCap Realty Advisors, LLC, and a founding member of the new national real estate company, iCap Realty Advisors.

A graduate of Manhattan Preparatory School and Fordham University’s School of Business, Jim recently put together an exhibit entitled “Fighting Irishmen: A Celebration of the Celtic Warrior” which premiered at the Irish Arts Center in New York City and is currently at  South Street Seaport Museum. He is a member of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Westchester and has served as Chairman of the Great Hunger Memorial Committee of Westchester County. He also serves on the Board of Directors of St. Patrick’s Home in the Bronx. A fourth-generation Irish-American on his father’s side with roots in Kenmare, Co. Kerry, and second-generation, with roots in Tyrone and Donegal, on his mother’s side, Houlihan lives in Bronxville with his wife Pat and their five children.