Michael W. Brien
585.475.9260 │ E-mail
Office: Rochester

Mike is a Director at Empire Valuation Consultants, where he has worked since 2007.

Mike has been involved in the valuations of a variety of debt and fixed income securities, real estate, derivative instruments, intangible assets, equity interests and bankruptcy and trade claims across a variety of industries and global locations. He has worked with many major private equity firms, hedge funds, publicly traded companies and closely held companies, including early stage and development businesses in the technology, medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

Mike’s experience includes managing and preparing valuations for the purposes of Fair Value Measurements (ASC 820), Business Combinations (ASC 805), Stock Compensation (ASC 718), and Intangibles - Goodwill and Others (ASC 350), financial reporting and SEC reporting, as well valuations for estate and gift tax and general corporate planning purposes.

Previously, Mike worked for HSBC Bank, USA in Buffalo, NY, as a consultant of business systems in the information technology department, working primarily on international bank acquisition conversions. During this tenure, Mike gained extensive experience working on a variety of financial systems.



  • M.B.A. in Finance - University of Rochester Simon Business School
  • B.S. in Management Information Systems – Canisius College Richard J. Wehle School of Business



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