The James Ruff Group - Real Estate Simplified

Established 2004

We help buyers and sellers just like you successfully navigate real estate transactions in Florida so that you can securely live the prosperous life you deserve.

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What makes us the best real estate agent in Southern Florida?​

Our agents at The James Ruff Group LLC will successfully guide you through the real estate buying and selling process in Southern Florida.

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West Palm Beach Charm

Take a walk from the El Cid Historic District, stroll along the Intracoastal Waterway and watch as the waters reflect prismatic colors all around you at sunrise and sunset. Great food, palm trees, take a dip in your own pool and relax peaceful in private oases year round. Walk, bike or drive and enjoy easy access to the Palm Beach shoreline.


Paradise in Naples

Silken white sugar sand on the Gulf Coast, and sunsets that truly echo paradise. Watch dolphins swim and play from The Naples Pier, or sit back and relax with a bottle of wine, loved ones and friends. High-end shopping, luxury all around, and top-tier first of class restaurants await you after a long stroll through the Naples Art show. Work with our expert realtors while exploring the architecture of unmatched sophistication of Naples Florida.

Boca Raton Luxury Waterfront

Once a sleepy town known only to a select few. Boca Raton has quickly become a go-to destination for those seeking respite, play, dining exploration, and natural beauty. A real estate haven, Boca has great schools, gorgeous single family homes, condos that are walkable to 5 star dining, and a pristine beach. Like boating? With plenty of marina space you can enjoy the fresh air in peace cruising along the inter-coastal waterway, or head out to sea. This paradise city has excellent luxury gated communities like Sanctuary, Long Lake Estate, Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club, St. Andrews Country Club, Boca West, and Woodfield Hunt Club to name a few.

Enjoy conversations with old friends and new at one of the many five-star restaurants. Sophistication, leisure, play, best in class schools, art, entertainment, theater, galleries, decadent foods, pristine beaches, miles and miles of cycling paths, parks for young and old, private and public golf, clay bottom tennis courts, shopping, and botanical gardens await you.

Whether you are looking for a listing agent or buyer's agent, The James Ruff Group is trusted as one of the best real estate agents throughout Southern Florida and NYC. If you are considering transplanting from New York to Florida, let us know! Send us an email and we will send you our free relocation guide to help you make the transition as easily as possible. Whether you are looking for a single family home, condos walkable to the beach, a specific gated community, or don't know where to start your search speaking to a local realtor who knows how to guide you is imperative. We know the best communities and locations in East, Central, and West Boca and will help you find the exact property you are looking for.


Palm Beach Chic

If there is one word that describes Palm Beach, Florida it is luxury. This city features jaw-dropping architecture on every corner. A place for the history books that rivals even the best European homes of centuries past. An architect’s dream of study and splendor, gardens unrivaled, worldwide class and sophistication unmatched. Top-tier everything. Grab an outdoor table and let your eyes and mouth savor every second as you enjoy the quintessential views of Palm Beach culture while feasting upon the dynamic flavors at one of our favorite restaurant’s Taboo, on Worth Avenue. Location, location, location. Real Estate in Palm Beach is a beacon to the world for wealth, sophistication, and the elite. Go for a relaxed stroll at lunch and pick up a carpaccio sandwich at Buccan, find yourself an oceanfront bench, and brace yourself for one of the best sandwiches you’ll taste in life. Breathtaking shorelines wash away your worries as the sunshine and sweet-salty air recharge even the most tired soul.

Palm Beach Equals Luxury on an Exclusive Island

The most luxurious properties imaginable are available in Palm Beach real estate for anyone interested in migrating or or buying a property. Palm Beach homes have an address that matters and are guaranteed to impress. Provided exclusively to owners, our verified Palm Beach condos feature penthouses that overlook the Atlantic ocean and have full amenities with walkable art, entertainment, and interesting neighbors which are sure to offer intrigue. Looking for a single family listings, a condo pied-à-terre, or oceanfront mansions for sale? In addition to what you can find online, we have off-market Palm Beach listings you can’t find anywhere else. Ocean front properties in Palm Beach are unlike any other homes throughout the world. Before purchasing in Palm Beach make sure the information provided to you is complete, verified, and that everything you need to know has been disclosed about the listing.

Sophistication Around Every Corner

Every residence in Palm Beach exudes grandeur and sophistication as a result of the area’s famed affluence. Palm Beach real estate is absolutely unique, ranging from lush single-family homes on expansive coastal acres to stunning condominium skyscrapers along Palm Beach’s famed shoreline. Palm Beach is the ideal destination to relocate and make real estate investments because it offers the appropriate balance of elegance and serenity. When looking for a top palm beach real estate agent, the agents at James Ruff Group LLC the best real estate brokers in the business. Based in NYC and Palm Beach, our buyer clientele benefit from decades of expertise whether you are looking to buy or sell Palm Beach real estate.



Work and play in Paradise City

Two of the best parts of life found in one glorious city! Caribbean teal and emerald waters, breathtaking beaches, and the dynamic inspiration of a multicultural city await you. Where else can you wake up in the morning run, bike, skate, or swim along the Caribbean coast, jump in a car or boat and be in a major business capital in minutes, meet and work with multicultural talent, and end your day with Cuban cuisine, or expand your mind with Art Basel? Miami is a beacon of culture, fun, sophistication, opportunity, and a one-of-a-kind tropical lifestyle.


Picturesque tree-lined streets a short drive from the action

Prefer to live in a more laid-back environment away from the crowds of the big city, but still want access to art, food, entertainment, boating, and easy access to everything Miami has to offer? Coconut Grove is a bohemian neighborhood of Southern Miami that feels like a tropical Williamsburg or Dumbo from New York City. Smiling faces greet you on every corner, birds sing from the picturesque Asiatic banyan trees all around. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne as you dine upon the best fresh mussels in white wine you’ll ever taste at the one-of-a-kind Le Bouchon Du Grove.


Take a stroll along Las Olas Boulevard or go for an outing along the Inter Coastal Waterway on a boat with friends.

Energy, energy, energy! Fort Lauderdale is alive in every way and Las Olas is the hub of vibrant entertainment and gastronomical delight! Stop at Ann’s florist and coffee shop and enjoy silken espresso whose crema is sweet and succulent. Leave your car behind and hail a water taxi to move along the Intracoastal Waterway. Hire a boat for the day, or increase your lifestyle with your own vessel of choice. Palm trees, NY pizza, great schools, and high-energy play all await your arrival in this growing city full of opportunity and possibility.


One does not succeed in New York for decades without lasting relationships of trust.

We have serviced our client’s needs consistently since 2004, managing, leasing, and selling their properties across Manhattan in the niche market of co-op conversions, condos, multi-family, and beyond.

  • Time Equities Inc. is our longest-standing relationship, since they trust us, so can you.

James R. Ruff

James R. Ruff – Principal Broker, Owner

+1 (786) 723-8636​

James R. Ruff has been a licensed in real estate brokerage since 2004. The James Ruff Group is headquartered in Manhattan, New York and Miami, Florida. With over 30 years in Real Estate business spanning from building and renovation, brokerage, investing, and business lending, our firm specializes in helping sellers achieve maximal returns during the sale of their property while also locating high performing assets both commercial and residential...


Miami Office

325 Meridian Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

The James Ruff Group LLC Privacy Policy


We are committed to respecting your right to privacy and protecting your information when you visit or use our services.

This privacy policy also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

We want you to understand what information we gather about you, how we use it and the safeguards we have in place to protect it. This Privacy Policy applies to information collected through this website and otherwise. Your use of this website and our services, and any disputes arising from it, is subject to this Privacy Policy as well as the Terms of Use and all its dispute resolution provisions, including arbitration, limitation on damages and choice of law.

This website is a general audience site and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, you should first contact us at

Email and Email Addresses
We collect your email address when you provide it to us through our website or when you sign up for our blog. We will never sell your email address. We will only use your address to communicate with you regarding the servicing of your accounts or to make you aware of products and services that may be of interest to you.

When you send The James Ruff Group an email, we may retain your message and our response for quality assurance purposes. It is important to remember that regular (non-encrypted) email is not secure.

Online Forms
We collect information from you when you fill out an online form. All online forms are subject to the same policy we have on email.

Planning Tools and Calculators
Information that you input on the web site while using any of our planning tools and calculators is not captured, stored or used in any way other than to provide you with the information you’re looking for at the time you use the tool or calculator. These calculators were built only for the purpose of helping you understand your financial options, enabling you to explore various scenarios and “what if” calculations for items like loan payments, retirement and education planning.

We may use cookies and other online tracking devices. Cookies are small text files that a website’s server places on your computer. The cookies provide a means for websites that you visit to track browsing activities conducted with your computer. This includes information such as pages and content viewed, the time and duration of visits, search queries entered into search engines, and whether a computer user clicked on an advertisement. Cookies make the personalization of your web experiences possible and can also be used to retain data related to a particular browser such as items in online shopping carts.

There are other devices for tracking online activity including web beacons. A web beacon is a small string of software code that represents a graphic image on a website or in email. Web beacons can be used for many purposes – including website traffic reporting, unique visitor counts, advertising/auditing/reporting, and personalization of a website.

Working with Other Companies
From time to time, our partners may establish a relationship with other partners on the Internet to provide you with additional value and new products we may not offer ourselves. In these circumstances, we will treat information you provide us in the same manner described in our Privacy Policy. Our partner website may offer access to other sites either through the use of hyperlinks. In some cases, the other site will also collect information from you. Please review the privacy policies of these third parties prior to providing any information to them when you link to their web site.


  1. Collection and Use of Your Personal Information

We collect Personal Information from you only when you voluntarily submit it in order to obtain certain information, including without limitation (A) requests to find out more about our programs; (B) requests to contact us; and (C) requests to forward your information to one of our affiliates.

We honor all “do not track” requests and settings. If you use any signal(s) or other mechanism(s) that provides you the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services, we will not attempt to override such signals or mechanisms, nor will we track your use of any such signal or mechanism. When you use our website, no other parties can collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across different websites. Your choice is indicated by your settings in your web browser. A “do not track” indication sent from your web browser will result in any tracking activity (i.e., tracking cookies) within the website to be programmatically disabled.

We collect the following personal information from you:

  • Contact Information such as name, email address, mailing address, and phone number

We use this information to:

  • Send you requested product or service information
  • Respond to customer service requests
  • Administer your account
  • Send you a newsletter
  • Send you marketing communications
  • Improve our Web site and marketing efforts
  • Conduct research and analysis
  • Display content based upon your interests

By clicking the Submit button, you agree to have your information shared with us and for us to contact you via telephone, mobile phone (including through automated dialing, text SMS/MMS, or pre-recorded messaging) and/or email, even if your telephone number is on a corporate, state, or the National Do Not Call Registry, and you agree to our Privacy Policy.

Special Notice to California Residents. If you are a resident of California, in addition to the rights set forth in this Privacy Policy:

  1. We will not share any personal information about you to the extent prohibited by applicable California law or to the extent your prior consent to share is required by applicable California law; and
  2. You have the right to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. California law gives you the right to send us a request at a designated address to receive the following information
  • 1.1. the categories of information we disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year
  • 1.2. the names and addresses of the third parties that received that information; and
  • 1.3. if the nature of the third party’s business cannot be determined from their name, examples of the products or services marketed.

The rights of Users

We adopt this Notice to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). Any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this Notice.

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner.

In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

  • Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.
  • Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.
  • Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.
  • Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
  • Restrict the processing of their Data. Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
  • Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.
  • Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.

Details about the right to object to processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month.

We may provide this information in a standardized format that is not specific to you. The designated email address for these requests is

Consent to Receiving Emails, Auto-Dialing & Auto-Texting:

By registering, you are giving us and our professional real estate clients and advertisers permission to contact you via text message, email, or telephone using the email address and/or telephone number that you have provided during the registration process. Such contact may, from time to time, include attempts to contact you via auto-dialing or auto-texting technology. You may opt out of receiving these forms of communication by unsubscribing from any email communication or texting STOP as a reply to one of our text communications. There is no fee charged by us or its advertisers to receive text messages, however, your mobile service provider may charge you for sending and/or receiving text messages and air-time, as well as any other standard applicable rates charged by your mobile service provider.

Information Sharing

We will share your personal information with third parties, including with one of the participating lenders associated with this site, only in the ways that are described in this Privacy Statement. We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information as is necessary to provide these services to you.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • As required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process.
  • When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud or respond to a government request,
  • To any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
  • We may share your personal information with other companies so that they can market their products or services to you. If you do not want us to share your personal information with these companies, contact our website vendor and advertising provider at

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We may use cookies, for example, to keep track of your preferences and profile information. Cookies are also used to collect general usage and volume statistical information that does not include personal information.

We may use another company to place cookies on your computer to collect non-personally identifiable information to compile aggregated statistics for us about visitors to our site.

Links to Other Web Sites

Our Site includes links to other Websites whose privacy practices may differ from ours. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any Web site you visit.


The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about the security of our Web site, you can contact our website and advertising provider

Additional Policy Information

Our Web site includes Widgets, which are interactive mini-programs that run on our site to provide specific services from another company (e.g. displaying the news, opinions, music, etc.). Personal information, such as your email address, may be collected through the Widget. Cookies may also be set by the Widget to enable it to function properly. Information collected by this Widget is governed by the privacy policy of the company that created it.

Our Web site offers publicly accessible blogs, social media, or community forums such as Facebook, Twitter, or Google Plus. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.

Visiting our Websites From Outside the United States.

This Privacy Policy is intended to cover collection of information on our websites from residents of the United States. If you are visiting our websites from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By using our services, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Privacy Policy.

No Rights of Third Parties.

This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal information relating to users of our websites.

Notification of Privacy Policy Statement Changes

We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices or changes in regulations governing privacy. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

This Privacy Policy was last revised on October 1, 2022. We reserve the right to modify or amend this policy at any time by posting the revised Privacy Policy on the website.

At The James Ruff Group, we respect your privacy.

If you have questions regarding our Privacy Policy, please email us at We hope you enjoy our site!