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J. Brian O’Connell ASA

-Education and Certification

  • Senior Appraiser in Inventory Appraisals
  • Senior Appraiser in Machinery and Equipment
  • USPAP Course
  • ASA Reaccreditation Through 2021

-Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Appraisers
  • Turnaround Management Association

-Service and Industry Focus

Brian O’Connell is a principal with Barnes Wendling Appraisal Services LLC. After serving as chief appraiser at two large banks, Brian brings more than 30 years of appraisal and banking experience to clients. Brian was the first, of only two in the U.S., to attain the designation of senior appraiser in inventory from the American Society of Appraisers (ASA).

Additionally, he is among only a handful of local valuation experts with the designation of senior appraiser in machinery and equipment from the ASA. Brian was presented with the Harry H. Chen Memorial Instructor Awards of Excellence from the Commercial Finance Association. Brian developed the original National Inventory Certification exam for the ASA.