Brian O’Boyle, Sr. is the Vice Chairman of the Dallas Multifamily Capital Markets division of Newmark Knight Frank. He was the Founder and Managing Broker of the ARA Newmark Dallas office as well as a partner in the ARA Newmark Austin and Washington, DC offices prior to their purchase by Newmark Knight Frank in 2014. He has 40 years of experience in real estate, specializing exclusively in the brokerage of multihousing projects and land. Since 2000, Brian has personally been involved in multifamily and land transactions totaling more than $17.8 billion. Brian holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Ohio University.
Brian is a prior recipient of the Stemmons Service Award. During his career, he has received numerous awards, most notably the 2015 Broker of the Year award by D CEO magazine as well as the Top Broker in the multifamily category of the Dallas Business Journal’s 2015 Best Real Estate Deals program and the “Heavy Hitters” award as top broker in the Metroplex. In the past, Brian served on the boards of several real estate associations including the NTCAR and the local CCIM chapter.
Brian is active in several community outreach programs including the St. Vincent de Paul Society, where he was the co-chairman and one of the founders of their first thrift store project in the area. Currently he is working on SVDP’s board to grow their free-standing charitable pharmacy, which provides prescription medication to the uninsured free of charge. Brian also serves on the board of the Catholic Charities of Dallas and focuses his efforts in this organization on the housing/ homeless initiative, most specifically the St. Jude Center, which will provide permanent supportive housing and social services in Dallas.
In addition to membership and activity in his local church, Brian is also an active member of the Special Olympics Texas – Greater Dallas. Committed to the cause for 25 years, he is currently a basketball coach. Brian is married to Peggy, his wife of 40 years, and is the father of four children and the grandfather of five.