M. Therese O’Brian
Mary Therese O’Brian, Associate, comes to Newmark Associates as an accomplished sales and marketing executive with over twenty years of success in strategic growth, business development and team building. As a former Director of Sales with ALM Media, LexisNexis, and Thomson Reuters, she created innovative content marketing strategies for legal and other professional service organizations, utilizing emerging technology to generate leads, acquire customers and build their brands. As head of Real Estate for NJ Advance Media, Therese worked with brokers, developers and property owners to create multi-media marketing campaigns promoting residential and commercial properties to their most relevant audience; often resulting in multiple offers for her clients.
From her early years with Thomson Reuters, Therese has earned a reputation as a client-first, results driven, innovative leader who inspires enthusiasm, respect and appreciation from her clients. Her success is based on her proven ability to orchestrate and manage several processes at one time, in the end harmonizing the goals of all parties.
Her volunteer passion includes supporting several local charities and non-profit organizations. Drawing upon her familiarity with the economic impact of diversity & inclusion in the workplace, and her facilitation of roundtable discussions on thought leadership, she offers marketing strategies for CREW NY and NJ (Commercial Real Estate Women) members where she holds the position of Co-Chair of the PR and Member Recognition Committees.
She studied Marketing at the University of Notre Dame, earned a BS in Marketing from Thomas Edison State College and a mini-MBA in Digital Marketing from Rutgers University Business School.
Therese resides in Union County, New Jersey with her husband and together, they have six adult children. She enjoys domestic and international travel, exploring diverse cultures and cooking. An avid fitness buff, she pursues cycling, cardio, barre, yoga and paddle boarding.