Patrick Barber is the president and CEO of Encore Enterprises, Inc. He is a results-oriented, commercial real estate development professional who has successfully developed and financed over $5 billion in real estate over the past 36 years. Under his leadership over the past decade, Encore acquired more than $2.4 billion in total transactions, and developed and re-developed over 150 transactions.
Mr. Barber has a reputation for being innovative, creative, and is known for his professionalism and expertise. His dynamic style and charismatic leadership ability are an inspiration to the entire Encore team. During his career, Mr. Barber has been involved in a large spectrum of development projects, including office, industrial, hotel, retail, senior housing, multi-family, and raw land developments.
He is skilled at handling the structure and financing of these types of projects, ranging from the basic real estate developments to extremely technical and complicated transactions. His experience on both the development and financing sides of the business gives him a decided advantage when assessing markets, determining the proper deal structure, evaluating franchises and analyzing financing options.
Mr. Barber holds degrees in architecture and business finance from Louisiana State University.