About Dick James & Associates

Sacramento and Phoenix area Apartment and Home Management

Dick James and Associates, which was established in 1994, is a full service property management company specializing in the management of apartments and single family homes in the Sacramento (CA), Reno (NV), Phoenix (AZ), and Tucson (AZ) areas. Dick James has dealt with many management companies over the years and has experienced, first hand, what works and what doesn’t work and has applied that knowledge to his approach to managing apartments. Having the ownership experience of many apartment houses allows Dick, with the assistance of his very capable team, to oversee the management of every property just as if he owned it. With his hands on and take charge approach, he can quickly analyze and solve problems without reinventing the wheel. He has many success stories to share with you.

Dick James and Associates currently manages over 70 apartment communities totaling approximately 6,500 apartment units and James maintains an ownership position in approximately 2,000 apartment units. Dick James lives in Sacramento, California with his wife Kris. An avid pilot for over 50 years, Dick jokes that the property management business ties two of his passions together, apartments, and airplanes. He flies his Beechcraft Baron several times a month to visit his various apartment communities, associates, and clients.


Dick James, CCIM - President


Dick James has dealt exclusively with the purchase, sale and management of apartment houses in the Sacramento (CA), Reno (NV), and Phoenix (AZ) areas either as a Broker representing a buyer or seller or as a General Partner representing over 30 partnerships involving more than 6,500 apartment units. As a result of this, James has put together over 200 apartment house transactions. The sizes of the transactions range from a 12 unit acquisition to a 1,000 unit acquisition.

Dick James received his CCIM designation in 1972. In the Sacramento area, he is commonly referred to as “The Apartment Man” and was recently included in Sacramento Business Journal’s “Who’s Who” in Real Estate.