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  • California Certified General Appraiser (AG-3001359)

  • California Broker License (DRE-01860581)



  • Detailed Analysis – Principal – Residential and Commercial Valuation and Advisory Services

  • Denton Valuation – Contract Commercial Valuation Services

  • Neustein & Associates – Litigation Support – Valuation Services


Formal Education:

  • University of San Francisco – BA, Sociology - Focus on Business Law and Ethics

  • University of California Los Angeles - Cerification in Graphic Design, Advertising and Marketing Strategies

  • Appraisal Institute – Various appraisal related courses

Primary Market Area:

Northern California (San Francisco Bay Area)


Secondary Market Areas:

Central California


Primary Practice Focus:

Commercial Appraisal and High Value Residential ($10MIL+)


Property Types Appraised:


Retail, Office, Industrial, Mixed-Use, Mid and High Density Multi-Family, Land, Proposed Construction, Single Family Residential


Other Services:


Office Leasing, Brokerage, Disposition and Acquisition, Consulting, Litigation Support, and Appraisal Support




James O'Malley is a commercial real estate professional with a robust expertise in valuation services and brokerage. Guided by industry luminaries, including his father Patrick J. O'Malley, a former MAI and founding member of Detailed Analysis, and Rik Neusten, MAI of Neustein and Associates, once a prominent provider of valuation services to major Los Angeles law firms, James has honed his skills through invaluable mentorship.

His practical experience extends to impactful collaborations, notably with Robert Denton, MAI of Denton Valuation. This collaborative exposure has enriched James with a diverse array of valuation proficiencies.

James boasts proficiency across a wide spectrum of property types and values, encompassing high-value single-family residences exceeding $20 million, multi-family units, offices, retail spaces, industrial facilities, agricultural parcels, and unique properties such as wineries, swim clubs, and marinas. His acumen also spans vacant and entitled land, in addition to residential and commercial construction valuation. His adeptness extends further to encompass fractional/partial interest valuation, asset management consulting, advisory for leasing and sales, brokerage services, strategic site selection, acquisitions, and dispositions.



English - Native

Spanish - Fluent (Business Communication Verbal and Written)

Japanese - Conversational


E. James O'Malley, AG - Certified General Appraiser | Principal

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