3208 Collinsworth Street

Fort Worth, Texas 76107

817.332.0200 Phone

817.887.4898 Fax

 

4500 W. Illinois Avenue

Suite 206

Midland, Texas 79703

Mike C. O’Brien
President
Chris B. Haller
Analyst/Business Development
Mariza E. Riney
Office Manager

About Us

O’Brien Realty Advisors professionals have more than seventy years of combined experience in appraisal/valuation services and commercial real estate.  Our team consists of designated Members of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), State Certified General Appraisers, Appraiser Trainees, Consultants and Real Estate Brokers.

O’Brien Realty Advisors strives to promote quality research by using all available research resources in addition to our internal and external databases.  The firm maintains leading edge technology by investing in current technology including software, computers and printers.  Our professionals regularly attend industry seminars and continuing education to stay informed and engaged in matters that affect our clients.

Above all, we emphasize attention to detail in every aspect so that our clients have no doubts as to the quality of our work.

Mike C. O’Brien   |   President   |   mobrien@ob-realty.comMORE

Mike C. O’Brien

Mike C. O’Brien is President of O’Brien Realty Advisors, LLC, a full service real estate consulting and appraisal firm.  Mr. O’Brien has performed appraisals on various properties including, but not limited to, shopping centers, apartment complexes, industrial facilities, raw and developed land, office towers and complexes, restaurants, and mixed-use developments.  Mr. O’Brien has valued and consulted on properties in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin.

He has provided consultation, feasibility studies, and has worked extensively on complex eminent domain assignments of all types of properties.  Mr. O’Brien has worked on valuations of easement interest, partial interest, and undivided interest.  Assignments have also included consultation for both ad valorem and estate tax purposes.  He has testified in eminent domain proceedings before Texas courts and before numerous Special Commissioners hearings in various counties throughout Texas.

Mr. O’Brien is a 1997 graduate from The University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a minor in Business Foundations.  Prior to the formation of his company, he was a Principal with Korman O’Brien, LLC.  Mr. O’Brien was a Senior Analyst with Integra Realty Resources’ Fort Worth office from January 2003 to May 2008.  Prior to his work with Integra, Mr. O’Brien trained with Lewis Realty Advisors and Arthur Andersen and Company in Houston, Texas as a real estate associate on various appraisal projects.  During college, he trained with the development firm of Barshop and Oles, Inc. in Austin, Texas as a real estate intern.

Currently, Mr. O’Brien is a Candidate for Designation in the Appraisal Institute.

Professional Certifications, Affiliations and Memberships

  • Texas State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser: No. TX-1331171-G
  • Appraisal Institute – Candidate for Designation Program
  • Appraisal Institute – Public Relations Committee (Central Texas Chapter; 2010 – 2012)
  • Member – International Right of Way, Chapter 36 (2013)
    • Membership Chairman (2013-2014)
    • Golf Committee (2013)
  • Member – Greater Fort Worth Real Estate Council; Membership Committee (2011 – 2013)
  • Member – Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Member – Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Fort Worth, Class of 2008
  • Overton Park Neighborhood Association – Parks Committee (2009 – 2012)

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Economics, with a minor in Business Foundations, The University of Texas, 1997
  • Coursework accredited by the Appraisal Institute

Chris B. Haller   |   Analyst/Business Development   |   challer@ob-realty.comMORE

Chris B. Haller

Chris B. Haller is an Analyst and Business Development Manager for O’Brien Realty Advisors, LLC, a full service real estate consulting and appraisal firm.  Mr. Haller has been in the commercial real estate industry since 1999.  He has experience in representing buyers and sellers of various types of real estate including retail shopping centers, office buildings, industrial buildings and land.  He has also represented tenants and landlords in leasing office, industrial and retail space.  Mr. Haller has also been involved with brownfields redevelopment from his experience as Development Partner and Principal with an environmental consulting firm.

Mr. Haller is a 1998 graduate of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance with a Real Estate emphasis.

Prior to joining O’Brien Realty Advisors, Mr. Haller was a commercial real estate broker with several commercial real estate firms in Fort Worth.

Mr. Haller is a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker and is advancing towards his Texas State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser certification.

Professional Certifications, Affiliations and Memberships

  • Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, Appraiser Trainee: No. TX-1340567
  • Texas Real Estate Broker No. 463056
  • Appraisal Institute – Practicing Affiliate
  • Member – International Right of Way, Chapter 36
  • Programs Committee (2013-2014)
  • Member – Greater Fort Worth Real Estate Council
  • Leadership Fort Worth, Class of 2003
  • TCU – Frog Club, Board of Directors
  • TCU – Frog Club, Membership Chairman

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, Texas Christian University, 1998
  • Coursework accredited by the Appraisal Institute

Mariza E. Riney   |   Office Manager   |   mriney@ob-realty.comMORE

Mariza E. Riney

Mariza E. Riney is Office Manager for O’Brien Realty Advisors, LLC, a full service real estate consulting and appraisal firm. Mrs. Riney oversees the day to day operations within the office.

Prior to joining O’Brien Realty Advisors, Mrs. Riney provided executive assistance to C-level management, payroll, benefits and human resources for a Texas based travel and hospitality company. Additionally, Mrs. Riney worked for 4 years with a local staffing agency as an Office Manager.

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