Nicholas Barber identifies and oversees all of Encore’s commercial opportunities. With nearly two decades of experience with the firm, he focuses on preserving a dynamic portfolio growth strategy, and developing and acquiring profitable retail and office properties. His experience in closing complex real estate transactions with Encore provides an added advantage in determining the proper deal structure and analyzing financing options. Since joining Encore, Mr. Barber has successfully closed over $2 billion of real estate acquisitions and developments and has overseen more than 120 projects. Mr. Barber holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Louisiana. He is originally from Lafayette, Louisiana and is married with three sons. In his spare time, Mr. Barber enjoys spending time with his family, watching and participating in sporting events, hunting and fishing.