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14 Corporate Woods Boulevard
Suite 100

Albany, NY United States 12211
t+1 518 465 1400 Ext 224 f+1 518 465 1441
Daniel O'Brien

Specialties: Investment

Scope of Service Experience
O'Brien is a commercial real estate broker engaged in general brokerage as well as tenant/buyer representation. A partner in a combined portfolio of over $40 million in development and rehabilitation work, he demonstrates a clear understanding of all facets of real estate from approval through Certificate of Occupancy.
Background & Experience
O'Brien is a leader in the commercial brokerage field who consistently seeks challenging projects, and has brokered over $250,000,000 in the past 18 years. Representing local, regional and national clients, Daniel has achieved Prudential's prestigious "Chairman's Circle" designation in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 as well as Prudential Real Estate Affiliates' prestigious "Pinnacle Award" representing his status as their top producer in the nation for commercial real estate in 2001.
O'Brien received his bachelor's degree in Marketing from Boston College in 1984.
- NYS Brokers Course, Siena College
- NYS Appraiser Course and Certification, Siena College
- NYS Sales Associates Licensing, Siena College
Professional Associations & Designations
Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Brokers (CIREB)
- President, 2000-2001
- Secretary/Treasurer, 1998-1999
Greater Capital Association of Realtors (GCAR)
Trustee, Saint Gregory's School, 2004-present
Trustee, St. Anne's Institute, 1996-2008
Transaction History
SALE - 119,000 SF / Kaiser Permanente
SALE - 109,500 SF / Kaiser Permanente
SALE/LEASE - 250,000 SF / Garden Way, Inc. / East Greenbush, NY
SALE/LEASE - 250,000 SF / Huck Finn’s Warehouse / Albany, NY

LEASE - 130,000 SF / Delmar Thomson Learning / Clifton Park, NY / 10-Year Lease
LEASE - 36,000 SF / Immigration and Naturalization Services / 10-Year Lease
LEASE - 256,000 SF / Huck Finn’s Warehouse / Albany, NY
Client Testimonials

“It is my belief that Daniel and his associates utilize a strong and uniquely focused marketing approach that has proven to be extremely effective in meeting the goals and objectives of any projects we have outlined. We find their excellent understanding of the local real estate market, in addition to their creativity, to be a strong asset with respect to contract negotiations. I would recommend Daniel O’Brien and his firm unquestionably and without hesitation. I hold his diligence and professionalism with the highest regard, and look forward to continued projects in the future, with his involvement.”
- Michael P. Shanely, Partner • Pyramid Companies

“I have known Daniel O’Brien for approximately 10 years and have utilized his Real Estate Firm on numerous occasions in both the acquisition of space, and in the leasing of our properties. My confidence in his ability grows with continued successful performance, and I look forward to working with him on current and future projects. I strongly recommend him to anyone interested in real estate services.”
- Frank A. Tate, President/Owner • Tate Associates

“I have known Dan O’Brien for more than 15 years and have used him as a Real Estate Consultant on several of my projects during the past seven years. I have found Dan to be both knowledgeable and, more importantly, diligent in pursuit of the required goals and objectives for these projects. Dan has fulfilled his role professionally and expeditiously and in several instances, without even a reasonable expectation of immediate compensations due to the nature of the transaction. I would unquestionably recommend his services.”
- Herbert S. Ellis, Group Founder • Aquatic Development Group