Patrick Barber is a results-oriented, commercial real estate development professional who successfully developed and acquired $3.8 billion in real estate before co-founding Encore in 1999. Throughout his 38 years in the industry, Mr. Barber has overseen over 200 development and acquisition projects, including office, industrial, hotel, retail, senior housing, multifamily, and raw land developments, with more than $2 billion of these at Encore. Mr. Barber holds degrees in architecture and business finance from Louisiana State University. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, skiing, bird hunting, reading, and watching documentaries on successful individuals and personal development. Mr. Barber is originally from Crowley, Louisiana, and has one son and three grandchildren.