About Me

James Cook

James Cook


Community Involvement

Chairman:  The “Historic Tea Farm” Architectural Review Committee 


Benefactor:  Historic Charleston Foundation

Supporter:  American Red Cross

Recipient:  The Historic Summerville Preservation and Restoration Award offered by the Summerville Preservation Society.

Veteran:  United States Marine Corps  (fortes fortuna juvat)

James Cook

James and his wife are proud to be recipients of the Historic Summerville Preservation and Restoration Award offered by the Summerville Preservation Society

James has over 20 years experience in client-focused industries working with high profile clients.

His real estate career began after an extremely successful career in Retail Banking & Wealth Management. James has worked for two other real estate firms before joining AgentOwned. Previously to this, Jim served his country as a U.S. Marine for four years followed by spending 6 years in the biotech field, focusing on the “human genome” project. Additionally, James worked in professional management.

With a decade worth of experience representing companies such as Capital One Bank, HSBC Group, and JP Morgan Chase & Co., James offers his clients the combined skills of negotiating, marketing, and listening skills, to find advantageous solutions for their needs.

Before moving to the Charleston-area, James called Southampton, New York and Vero Beach, Florida home. He and his family now reside on the Tea Farm Plantation in Historic Summerville South Carolina.

James has a passion for historic architecture, historic homes, and relics. He loves spending his time with his wife and children enjoying all the activities and the charm that the Low Country has to offer.

Working with James was a great experience! I told him what kind of property I was looking for and he kept looking till I was happy with one. During the whole negotiating process with the property seller, there was always clear and quick communication. The closing was fast and simple!! Very happy working with him!! 

– Jessy Martinez 

Great realtor! Very informative and sold our property in less than 24 hours. The whole process was painless from beginning to end. Would recommend him to anyone trying to sell there home. Great job James Cook!! 

– Leigh Stratford 

Jim is a phenomenal realtor. He knows all you need to know to have a seamless house transaction experience. He has a finance background which is hugely important in real estate to guide you in your housing selling and buying experience. Don’t mess with agents that know very little about what real estate is all about. Hire Jim and you will not be sorry! Great professional!

– Candace Daugherty  






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