Brian J. O'Boyle, Sr., CCIM - Vice Chairman

Dallas, TX

Brian J. O'Boyle, Sr. is founder and vice chairman of the ARA, A Newmark Company Dallas office as well as a partner in the Austin ARA Newmark office, the Washington, DC ARA Newmark office, and the ARA Newmark National Seniors Housing Group. He has 30+ years of experience in real estate, specializing exclusively in the brokerage of multi-housing projects and land. He holds the CCIM designation by the Commercial Investment Real Estate Council of the Realtor's National Marketing Institute and in November 2002 he was presented the Stemmons Service Award by the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors; this prestigious award is given annually by the NTCAR in recognition of outstanding leadership and contributions to both the Real Estate industry and the community. Brian is also the recipient of the "Heavy Hitter's Award", given by the Dallas Business Journal to the #1 Investment Broker in the Metroplex. He received this award twice during the past ten years and has received "special recognition" status six additional times as a top producer in his field.

Recognized as a leader in the industry and based upon his experience in the Dallas/Fort Worth multi-housing real estate market, Brian has been a guest speaker at over 60 events throughout the county, serving as a moderator for several industry panels and forums. Brian holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Ohio University

Since 1995 Brian has personally been involved in multi-family and land transactions totaling in excess of $9.3 billion.

Brian R. Murphy, CCIM - Executive Managing Director

Dallas, TX

Brian is the executive managing director in the Dallas office and a partner in the Austin office. With fifteen years of experience in multihousing, Brian directs his attention toward all aspects of the transaction process from valuation, marketing and client contact, due diligence, negotiations of the purchase and sale agreement, and deal funding. Brian is also involved in client development and production of new business. His experience also includes appraising and financial analysis, lease analysis, and market research. Brian received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Iowa Wesleyan College and is a designated Certified Commercial investment Member (CCIM).

Brian J. O'Boyle, Jr. - Executive Managing Director

Dallas, TX

Brian joined the company in 2005 as an investment broker and has been directly involved in the sale of more than $3 billion of multi-family transactions. He focuses on institutional-grade, Class 'A' and 'B' product throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New Mexico. Further, Brian is involved in all aspects of the marketing process including client development, valuation, market research, buyer underwriting, and prospect follow-up. In 2009, Brian was also recognized by Real Estate Forum as a "Leading Deal Maker". He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and holds a BBA in real estate finance.

Bart Wickard - Senior Managing Director

Dallas, TX

Bart Wickard joined ARA Newmark Dallas's investment brokerage team in 2010 and directs the secondary markets team that covers all of Texas north of Waco as well as New Mexico. Mr. Wickard and his team are involved with all aspects of client development, marketing, research, valuation, and sales. This is the only brokerage team exclusively focused on the secondary markets of North Texas and thus perennially ranks as the top producing team in this space, having closed more than 80 transactions during his tenure.

Mr. Wickardbrings 10 years of financial planning and investment sales expertise and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Methodist University, where he was an All-American swimmer.

Jakob Andersen - Senior Managing Director

Dallas, TX

Jakob joined the team in 2012 to partner in the Private Client Services division. He comes to ARA, A Newmark Company from Archangel Capital Partners, a local Seniors living developer, where he functioned as the Director of Real Estate. Prior to Archangel, Jakob worked as an acquisitions and asset manager for INCAP Fund, an urban land developer in Dallas. He is a graduate of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, where he was an All-American swimmer.

Chris Colombe - Managing Director

Dallas, TX

Chris joined the company in 2011 to lead the land team. With 25+ of experience in the sale of urban redevelopment and suburban land sales for all buyer and seller types, Chris will oversee all aspects of the transaction process - from valuation, pricing strategy, marketing, due diligence, negotiations of the purchase and sale contract, through transaction funding. Chris is also involved in client development and sourcing new buyers. Educated at the University of North Texas, he is a CCIM candidate. Prior to joining ARA, A Newmark Company, Chris was a Senior Vice President and member of the Chairman's Council at Henry S. Miller Brokerage, and closed hundreds of transactions including office buildings, retail centers, multi-family units, industrial buildings, and ranch property.

Richard Furr - Senior Managing Director

Dallas, TX

Richard joined ARA,  A Newmark Company Dallas’ investment brokerage team in 2011 to lead the Private Client Services division. He brings a stellar track record to the table through his previous alliances with both Milestone, where he was Head of Acquisitions and JPI, where he was an acquisition partner and Divisional Senior VP.

During his 20-year career, Richard was responsible for over $1 billion of multi-family transactions. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University and received a master’s degree in Land Economics and Real Estate from Texas A&M University.

Kevin O'Boyle - Transaction Manager

Dallas, TX

Kevin joined the team in 2014 to assist clients in the disposition of non-institutional assets, typically Class ‘B’ and ‘C’, as well as properties that may require repositioning, re-tenancy, or redevelopment. He received his BBA in Finance from Texas Christian University.

Linda Dugo - Director of Operations

Dallas, TX

As Director of Operations for ARA, A Newmark Company's Dallas, Texas office, Linda is responsible for all accounting, administration/HR, communications, technical support and system rollouts, database management, and contract negotiation affecting daily operations. Duties also include management of the Marketing, Finance, and Graphic Art teams. Linda holds a Bachelor of Arts from Baylor University and a master's degree in Administration from Texas A & M - Commerce.

Armand Charbonneau - Senior Managing Director

Dallas, TX

Armand Charbonneau, senior managing director, joined ARA, A Newmark Company and NGKF Capital Markets in 2015 and is responsible for the placement of equity for multifamily in North Texas and student housing nationally. His more than 30 years of multifamily experience includes development, brokerage and equity investment. Mr. Charbonneau is focused on growing relationships with institutional and private equity providers in order to pair them with users of multifamily capital in North Texas. He also specializes in student housing, having been involved with the evolution of this niche since 1998.

Mr. Charbonneau is a long time Dallas resident with an Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of North Texas along with an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Hartford.

Chase Conway - Transaction Manager

Dallas, TX

Chase joined the ARA, A Newmark Company team in late 2014 to partner in the Land division. He comes to ARA Newmark with previous experience in investment sales as well as multifamily development. As a transaction manager, Chase is involved in all aspects of the sales cycle including marketing, research, and lead generation. He grew up in the metro area and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin.