Meet The Team

The High 5 Team

High 5 Residential, LLC President & Founder Shelley James

Institute of Real Estate Management
Tennesssee Apartment Association, Inc.
National Apartment Association
Greater Nashville Apartment Association
Equal Housing Opportunity

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

Shelley James, CPM®

Shelley James, President

Shelley is President and founder of High 5 Residential, LLC where she is actively leveraging her 25+years commercial real estate experience to assist clients to increase the value of their real estate investments. Prior to launching High 5, Shelley served as Senior Director of Real Estate for Greystar where she was responsible for leadership of portfolio operations in Tennessee, Alabama, and Kentucky totaling more than 7K multifamily units.

She is an accomplished property management executive who has worked in the industry since 1989 and holds extensive experience on both the owner and fee-managed aspects of the business. Her passion is encouraging and training teams to excellence and responsibilities include inspiring innovation, monitoring property performance, and developing specific strategies to ensure owner goals and objectives are achieved.

Shelley is widely regarded as an expert on leasing-up of mid-rise and garden style developments and has overseen or consulted on 30+ new construction communities throughout her career.

Professional Honors & Activities

A member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) and a Certified Property Manager CPM®, Shelley has also earned her CAPS® and CAM® designations through the National Apartment Association. She has served on the Board of Directors for both the Chattanooga and Greater Nashville Apartment Associations over an 18-year period and is a Past Chairman of the Greater Nashville Apartment Association. Shelley is currently serving GNAA as Chair of the Multifamily Executive Council and is President of the Tennessee Apartment Association. Shelley attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and is a licensed real estate broker in her home state of Tennessee. Shelley and her husband Steve reside in the Nashville area, have three grown children, and were blessed to become grandparents last year.


Steve James, LUTCF

Steve James, Vice President

Bio coming soon.

Amy Stephens

Amy Stephens, Executive Assistant

Bio coming soon.

High 5 Residential

High 5 Residential

The High 5 Way

…just the basics, done exceptionally well.