BRIAN — YOUR LOCAL, TRUSTED PRINCIPAL BROKER/ADVISOR
Brian is a principal broker, business owner, investor, entrepreneur, family man and member of the Central Oregon community and has worked in real estate for over 25 years. Growing up in Bend, Brian spent his youth playing baseball, fishing for bass and trout, and picking up obsidian arrowheads along the way. These early experiences forged his deep connection to the land and the Bend community. They drive his passion for real estate today.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Brian received his bachelor’s degree in business management from Loyola-Marymount University in 1996. While in college, he met his wife, started his family, and worked in real estate sales, development, and property management.
He returned to Bend in 2004 with his family, earned his Oregon Principal Broker’s license and started his company, Obsidian Commercial, specializing in commercial real estate. In 2010 he expanded to include property management and renamed his company Obsidian Real Estate Group. Currently, he manages over 200 properties in La Pine, Redmond, Bend, Prineville, Monmouth, and Dallas.
Being local, Brian knows the people, the area, and the trends which inspires trust in his clients. His knowledge of the region is unparalleled and gives him a competitive advantage over most other brokers in the area. Buyers will benefit from his in-depth knowledge and especially his “people-first” approach to business. “Real estate can be a puzzle. There is always a lot of moving parts and I like to find the best possible solution for my clients and sometime that requires thinking outside the box.”
Brian is highly regarded for his creative thinking and for his skills in communication and problem solving. Clients also appreciate that he has a practical, relaxed approach and his primary focus is on their business and personal goals.
He represents both buyers and sellers and his extensive experience includes:
- Lease obligations – Industrial – retail – Commercial
- Asset Reposition
- Luxury Markets
- Distressed markets
- Commercial office and industrial space
- Multi-Family Properties
- Vacant Land and development projects
- Developer on industrial buildings
Brian is an active member in the National Association of Realtors, the local MLS, and COROA, the Central Oregon Renter Owners Association. He supports the community by sponsoring golf events around the area for veterans and enjoys sponsoring events to help raise money for kids with special needs. (Cascades Property Services)
Brian can help you buy or sell a home, find investment property, manage your property, or help you move to the next level. “I want to do everything I can to help you find what you are looking for. It’s important to me that my clients enjoy the process and for them to win in the end.”
As an investor, he understands the risks on all sides and believes communication, integrity, and honesty are paramount in any business relationship no matter who you are, the size of the property, or the type of investment. “Honesty and integrity are everything. Your name is everything.”