Jim O'Brien has been in the real estate profession for over 40 years at Lake Tahoe and has been a broker since 1970. He is past president of both the Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors and its Multiple Listing Service with 10 years as a Director with the Board. In 1984 he was voted Realtor of the Year and in 1997 was made Honorary Member and Director for Life in the Board. His expertise encompasses properties in the Tahoe, Truckee, and Incline Village areas, as well as, Reno/Sparks in Nevada.
Jim and his wife have four children and four grandchildren. He spent eight years in the U.S.A.R. and left as a Captain. Community service has involved coaching Little League and High School baseball for many years and service as president of Little League, North Tahoe H.S. Boosters Club and 25 years as a Trustee of the North Tahoe Cemetery Board and Chairman of the Pastoral Council for his church.