Stirling Properties welcomes Chip Brown and Jay O’Brien to its Commercial Brokerage Team. Brown and O’Brien will work out of the company’s Mobile, Alabama, office located at 1 St. Louis Street, Suite 4100.
Chip Brown joins the team as a commercial real estate advisor. He is a REALTOR® and entrepreneur and the former president of his family-owned commercial real estate company, E.H. Brown and Associates, located in Mobile.
Brown is a veteran of the Alabama Army National Guard and a former Advisor in Afghanistan for NATO and US Forces Afghanistan. A lifelong resident of South Alabama, he serves as a State Representative for South Mobile County and sits on the Urban & Rural Development Committee, Economic Development & Tourism Committee, Insurance Committee, House Rules Committee and Mobile County Legislation Committee.
He is a former Chairman of the board for the Make A Wish Foundation of Alabama and for several years has volunteered his time serving as a youth baseball, football, soccer and basketball coach. Brown is a graduate of Troy State University, The Defense Department Information School and has a master’s degree from National University.
Jay O’Brien, CCIM, serves as a senior advisor, specializing in land brokerage, site selection, tenant representation and property management. With more than 23 years of experience, he has been involved in the development, acquisition and disposition of over 10,000,000 square feet of retail, multifamily and industrial properties throughout Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle. He holds the prestigious Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, commercial real estate’s global standard for professional achievement.
A lifelong resident of Mobile, O’Brien is an entrepreneur, local business owner and the president of his family-owned real estate company, J. L. O’Brien & Associates, Inc., in Mobile. He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, State Board of Realtors and the Mobile Board of Realtors. He is also a former State Board Member and Officer with the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) of Alabama. O’Brien graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Building Science.