Property Sales, Investments, and Leasing
Brian has over 25 years of commercial/industrial real estate experience. In that time, he has advised clients on real estate acquisitions, sales, leasing, development, investing and financing. Particular emphasis has been placed on “value-add” opportunities.
Joining Carey Realty Partners in 2000, Brian became a partner in 2001. Brian has consistently been recognized as a top producer, at both Carey Realty Partners and with his previous company. During his career, Brian has successfully assisted developers and investors in evaluating investments, establishing leasing and management plans and advised them in selling.
In advising clients, Brian has identified undervalued properties, negotiated the purchase from the owners, structured the purchasing partnership, drawn upon market research and knowledge to guide the re-tenanting of the properties and significantly increased cash flow to the investors. He has active involvement in site selection, negotiating and zoning sites for development and redevelopment.
Through two investment companies, Barker Equities, LLC and Provident Partners, LLC, in which Brian owns 50% of each, Brian structures the partnerships that engage in real estate investment and development. Recent activities have focused on purchasing “distressed notes” from lenders while working with the borrower for an orderly transition of ownership.
Brian graduated from The Ohio State University in 1986 with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. He is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designee and is a member of the Columbus Commercial Industrial Investment Realtors.
Brian was previously a member of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of First City Bank.
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