James Sheppard inherited his love of Real Estate from his father John Sheppard who established Allen and Sheppard in 1976. After spending a year travelling following school, James completed numerous horticultural certificates and pursued his enjoyment of landscaping and horticulture. However, his underlying passion was in real estate and James went on to study, completing his Real Estate License, his Property Valuation registration and Auctioneer Accreditation. In 2004 James joined the selling team and in 2008 James Sheppard became the principal and owner of Allen and Sheppard to continue the longstanding reputation of honesty and integrity within the area.
Foremost James is a local resident and real estate agent and his historical knowledge and expertise in all matters real estate is unsurpassed.
James and his wife Stephanie bought and renovated their home in Westleigh a number of years ago, and have three daughters, Molly, Annie and Rose who attend local schools.
James believes in “giving back to the community” by actively supporting and sponsoring local schools, pre-schools, and sporting teams. Allen and Sheppard are one of the major sponsors of The Thornleigh Thunder Soccer Club, Thornleigh Baseball Club, Larool Preschool Thornleigh and Normanhurst Public school band.
James attended Barker College with his two brothers and developed a love of playing Rugby Union which he maintains through his association with Barker Old Boys. James enjoys a healthy lifestyle having completed the Canberra Marathon, Gold Coast Marathon twice, Sydney Marathon, 6 Foot Track 50km, UTA 50km and 100km trail. Through sponsorship and personal funds he has raised contributions for Beyond Blue charity. His interests include spending time with his family, horticulture, surfing, camping, wakeboarding and volunteering as a surf lifesaver at Bungan Beach.
James’ passion is servicing the real estate needs of the local community and the Northern District Region. Main Listings cover the areas of Thornleigh, Westleigh, Normanhurst, Pennant Hills, Beecroft, Cheltenham, and Hornsby. With his high level of energy and team of professionals James continues to build upon the established successful reputation of Allen & Sheppard. Positive outcomes and delighted vendors cement the reputation of this honest and trustworthy family owned agency.