Who We Are

Who is High 5?

High 5 Residential History, Mission Statement & Our Core Values

The High 5 Way …just the basics, done exceptionally well.


After more than 25 years in leadership roles for several leading Property Management firms, Shelley James launched High 5 Realty Advisors in the fall of 2017 where she worked directly for apartment owners as an asset manager and advisor.

At the urging of several clients, Shelley and her husband/partner, Steve James expanded the company in March of 2018 to include property management services under the name High 5 Residential with a goal of “Creating Exceptional Living Experiences” at a local level.

Mission Statement

To deliver authentic, local service excellence in real estate management to our residents, investors, and team members through hands-on active engagement, communication, and innovation anchored in integrity in everything we do and say. The High 5 Way …just the basics, done exceptionally well.

Our Core Values

People are the HEART of our Company, so our core values can be found in this acronym:

  • Honest – We are open and honest and do what we say we will do.
  • Excellence – We achieve excellence through a distinctive customer service experience.
  • Active – We are passionate about what we do and are active in giving back to our community.
  • Resourceful – We find solutions, take ownership, and get things done timely and efficiently.
  • Teamwork – We are kind to one another and collaborate together to achieve our goals.
Institute of Real Estate Management
Tennesssee Apartment Association, Inc.
National Apartment Association
Greater Nashville Apartment Association
Equal Housing Opportunity

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The High 5 Way

…just the basics, done exceptionally well.