Name: William O’Brien, SIOR
Company: M.C. O’Brien, Inc.
What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
M.C. O’Brien had its most successful year in 2019. My partner Davon Peters and I closed 30 transactions, totaling approximately 180,000 s/f.
What was your most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2019?
The 45,000 s/f lease to Ascend Public Charter School at 123 Linden Blvd., in Brooklyn. That transaction took a long time.
What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020?
Transaction volume will be down but we will continue to have a significant presence in the Brooklyn and Queens Marketplace.