Meet the Brenda O’Brien Team

Brenda O’Brien, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRS, e-PRO
Associate Broker, Realtor®, Vice President Long Realty
Long Realty Top Realtor® 2005 & 2010
#1 in Oro Valley and Northwest Tucson

Brenda O’Brien is the is the team leader, trainer, & driving force of the Brenda O’Brien team. One client stated “Brenda provides that dynamic balance of incredible service and motivation with warmth, energy & understanding of your individual needs.” Her years of experience as a Realtor are reflected in her success & passion for her work. Her personal energy & professional skill make her one of the best in her field. Nothing makes her happier than to see the total satisfaction of her clients with their new home. Rosey Koberlein, CEO Long Companies, said “Brenda is a leader who knows how to deliver quality service to her clients every day while at the same time embraces emerging business techniques, such as her strong online presence. She is a role model for aspiring sales associates in the community & across the nation.”


Michael Lynch, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES, SRS
Associate Broker, Realtor®

Michael Lynch co-manages the Brenda O’Brien Team. He has been assisting both buyers and sellers since 1997. Michael grew up in Alaska, attended San Diego State University and eventually moved to Tucson. Michael offers detailed insight about homes and communities and provides expert guidance through the complex real estate process to complete the transaction. One client said “Michael’s commitment, professionalism and responsiveness on details for a transaction were deeply appreciated by us.” Another client said “In our 43+ years together, we’ve bought and sold many homes and worked with realtors who were good as well as really bad. You were the best and we appreciate all you’ve done and continue to do.”


Mary Bell, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES
Associate Broker, REALTOR®

offers over 18 years of real estate experience. A graduate of Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, Mary majored in Business Administration. Whether you are buying or selling, you will find a wealth of information as you work with Mary. Finding a trusted real estate partner is important in both finding a buyer and successfully selling your property. Mary brings both areas of expertise to The Brenda O’Brien Team helping to provide clients with professional consultation, guidance & negotiating skills to achieve results. When not working for clients, Mary enjoys golfing, wine tasting and participating in all the fine activities that Southern Arizona provides. Mary can be relied upon to keep promises and work hard for you!


Bill Skeeles, ABR

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Bill has lived in Tucson since 1976, moving here from N.E. Ohio. He quickly fell in love with our beautiful desert. He is a graduate of Kent State University and Kennedy Western University, and spent 6 years as a community college instructor and 30 years as an independent business owner in Manufacturing Engineering. When he is not working he enjoys cycling, golf and travel. His goal as a Realtor is to help you achieve YOUR goals, whether you’re relocating, looking for an investment property, or just ready for a change. He’ll give you the support that you expect that comes from a Professional Realtor ® in making your transaction seamless and effortless for you.


Kindra Walker, ABR


Kindra Walker ABR, Realtor® entered the real estate business because she truly wants to help people. She began working in the real estate industry in 1994, working with title companies and overseeing document preparation at a mortgage company. “Whether it’s a $100,000 sale or a million dollar plus sale; price does not matter,” Kindra said. “This is usually the largest purchase anyone will ever make. Seeing the excitement on people’s faces and that I was able to provide them with great service that helped them realize their dream is truly rewarding. It’s really gratifying when I can provide that for our clients.” In her spare time Kindra enjoys her teenage sons, going to the movies, baking and reveling in the great outdoor lifestyle of Tucson through hiking and walking the family


Paula Puls, CRS
Associate Broker, Realtor®

Paula Puls

Paula has been actively selling real estate for over 28 years. She began her career on the North Shore of Chicago and has been an active real estate broker here in Tucson since 2010. Paula is a graduate of Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa and majored in Spanish and Art History. Paula believes that customer service is one of the strongest components in a real estate transaction. She strives to bring that and her strong negotiation skills to each and every transaction. Paula lives in Oro Valley with her husband and dog Bella and when not working she enjoys golf, hiking, cooking, reading and travelling.


Crystal Harris, ABR, GRI, CRS
Administrative Assistant, Realtor®

Crystal Harris

Crystal Harris is the Administrative Assistant supporting our fast-paced, top producing Brenda O’Brien Team and maintaining the organization of the office. You can rest assured that everything gets done right, and you’ll love her positive, friendly personality. Crystal grew up in Bend, Oregon, attended Portland Community College and moved to Tucson in September of 2000. Crystal joined The Brenda O’Brien Team in 2003. She enjoys being mom to her daughter, the outdoors, time at the pool and learning.


Transaction Coordinator, Realtor®


Michelle maintains the office documentation to bring your sale or purchase to a successful closing. She oversees the numerous details of each transaction from contract initiation to closing. With a background in graphic design, customer service & project management, real estate career seemed like a natural progression for Michelle & being a part of the Brenda O’Brien team allows her to do what she loves. Michelle was born in Southern California & moved to Oro Valley in 2011. She loves the small-town feel, the great people & delicious food of Tucson! She enjoys the outdoors, our awesome mountain views & glorious sunsets. Michelle enjoys spending time with her two kids; playing games, catch or soccer.