Quality People Matched by Consistent Results

Brighton Land Management is a full-service Professional Land Services Company. Our philosophy and our people are our foundation. At Brighton, we are a family. We find great people, give them the tools to succeed, pay them right, treat them right and let them thrive. Our turnover is low. We never take work we can’t responsibly complete in the timelines and at the cost our clients expect. We under-promise and over-deliver. Long-lasting relationships with our clients and our staff are what we strive for every day.

Honest, talented, hard-working individuals are what you get when we work for you.


Michael J. Moran, CPL


A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mike is a graduate of Central Catholic High School and Duquesne University. Married to Rebecca and father to Fiona. After college Mike worked in the legal staffing industry in New York City as a headhunter finding people jobs. Finding people jobs and improving the lives of others is what Mike is all about.

Mike got his start as a landman for a small broker on a Chesapeake project in Fairmont, WV and was tasked with running title and reverse genealogy. One year later Mike took a job as an abstractor for OGTA. There, he worked in more than 20 counties in Appalachia over three years. He quickly rose to middle management. In 2009, Mike joined the Brighton Resources team that Brendan McCarthy had built. In 2011 Mike was promoted to President of the company. In 2018, Mike started Brighton Land Management and purchased all the tangible and intangible assets of Brighton Resources.

Mike is a Certified Professional Landman with more than 13 years of experience in all phases of land work. He is an active member of the AAPL, MLBC, and IRWA.


We are passionate about what we do. Let us show you!

5851 Ellsworth Ave, Suite #1
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

13100 Wortham Drive, Third Floor
Houston, TX 77065

Phone: 412-661-1025