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Brian O'Connor

Has over twenty years of experience as a Market Analyst and Fee Appraiser. Mr. O'Connor holds a Bachelor's Degree and two years of graduate work in Economic Geography from the University of Washington. He is widely recognized as one of the leading analysts for Downtown Multi-Family Development. More about Brian O'Connor

MAI and Principal of O'Connor Consulting Group

Bruce Vasseur

Has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration with an emphais in Real Estate from Washington State University. Mr. Vasseur has over twenty years of experience with existing and proposed multifamily, retail, office, industrial, and insurable value appraisals.  Market / feasibilty studies have been conducted for proposed multifamily uses. 

Associate

Scott A. Wilson

Has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economic Geography from the University of Washington. He has been employed in the professional appraisal and consulting practice, or the development industry for over twenty years. His consulting assignments have included econometric market modeling, highest and best use and feasibility studies and investment yield analyses.

Associate

Soryun K. Fitzpatrick

Holds a Dipl.-Ing Degree in Architecture from Stuttgart University in Germany. She specializes in urban-style multi-family housing appraisals and feasibility studies. Ms. Fitzpatrick has worked as an architect for seven years and has over ten years of experience in the following types of appraisals: existing and proposed apartments/condominiums and conversions, feasibility and land residual analysis, multi-family and commercial land.  She is certified as a general real estate appraiser for the State of Washington.

Associate

Howard Ruthman

Howard Ruthman graduated from New York University in 1992. He received a Master of Science in Real Estate with a concentration in Valuation.  He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa and received a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Finance in 1987.  Mr. Ruthman has been a State Certified General Appraiser in Arizona, Florida and New York and is currently working on obtaining General Appraiser Certification in Washington.  He is currently a State Registered Real Estate Appraiser Trainee in the State of Washington.  Howard Ruthman has appraised a wide range of property types including apartment buildings, vacant land, subdivisions, industrial properties, gas stations, apartments, shopping centers, churches and others. 

Associate

Reni Lestari

Has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Master of Arts Degree in Economics, both from the University of Washington. Ms. Lestari has over ten years of experience with existing and proposed apartments/condominiums, multi-family, commercial land, as well as feasibility and land residual analyses. She is certified as a general real estate appraiser for the State of Washington.

Associate

Casey O'Connor

Casey graduated from the University of Washington in 2012. He holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Geography with a concentration in Economics. Mr. O’Connor has worked for several years as an intern at OCG, focusing on the apartment market study and the regional analysis. He is currently in the process of obtaining the necessary requirements to receive his trainee appraisal license.

Associate

Jay McIsaac

Jay McIsaac is 20 year veteran Army officer who’s military background includes a mix of experience with artillery and cyber/electronic warfare with combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.  His youth was spent working for the family business with hand on experience in property management, appraisals, development, and construction.  Jay has been with O’Connor Consulting Group since retiring from the Army and his focus is the South Puget Sound Area.  He has worked on multiple land, single-family, multi-family, retail, office appraisals and his consulting work includes highest and best use and market analysis feasibility studies.

Mr. McIsaac volunteers on multiple real estate related causes to include a Piece Country Land Use Commission and Bethel School District Facilities Task Force. 

Jay is a graduate of Montana State University with a BS in Economics and Webster University with a Master of Arts in Public Administration.  He is a state registered real estate appraiser trainee.

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