Nic Barber has been with Encore for 16 years and is the President of Encore Commercial, LLC. In this role, he focuses on continuing the company’s management philosophies to lead a dynamic portfolio growth strategy of developing and acquiring profitable commercial properties. His experience in closing complicated real estate transactions with Encore Enterprises provides an added advantage in determining the proper deal structure and analyzing financing options that are available in the marketplace.
Mr. Barber is also responsible for many facets of Encore’s real estate transaction operations, including management of the day-to-day sourcing of all of the company’s future acquisition and development projects as well as overseeing Encore’s financial analyst staffing and presenting projects for approval to the investment committee and board of directors.
He has also been responsible for overseeing the due diligence, pre-development, acquisition and development processes, and assisting with sourcing and structuring of new debt and equity for approved projects. Since joining Encore, Mr. Barber has successfully closed over $1.6 billion of real estate underwriting, negotiating, financing, and development transactions.
Mr. Barber holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Louisiana.