James W. Knapp

Founder & Principal

License: MI: 6506028605

(248) 450-5365 direct
(517) 304-4600 mobile
(517) 545-9183 fax


Jim has been in the healthcare and investment real estate advisory industry for over 25 years.  Having served numerous area hospitals, senior housing providers, medical practitioners, and investors, Jim is a trusted source for market studies, site identification and property dispositions.

 Marcus & Millichap entered the Michigan market in 1998. Jim was one of the initial senior agents brought on board to trail blaze a path for a new Michigan-based seniors housing and healthcare group. Since entering this business, he has generated a significant market share of nursing home, assisted living, memory care, and independent living business sales and acquisitions. Aside from the 8-9 major portfolio sales (10+ facilities) that have transpired in the last two decades, Jim has facilitated the consummation of over 60 separate transactions encompassing over 80 facilities with over 6,200 beds in Michigan alone.

 Jim Knapp’s team at Knapp – Stahler Group Seniors Housing Advisors of Marcus & Millichap has seasoned investment advisors working in a participatory and advisory capacity for upcoming seniors housing developments and transitions. Our investment advisors are deployed in specific states so we can assist our clients in navigating the different nuances in their local markets. Our affiliation with the Stahler Group provides a more seamless vehicle for representing clients nationally. 

 Jim holds the highly-regarded Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation and is a member of the Health Care Association of Michigan and LeadingAge of Michigan.