Barry Faulkner is a Senior Managing Consultant with RealFoundations. He has over 25+ years of management and consulting experience in the real estate industry. At RealFoundations his focus is primarily on commercial owner/operators and real estate investment firms with recent experience at the some of the largest U.S. industrial, single family rental and student housing entities. Barry’s positions prior to RealFoundations include; Senior Vice President managing a $8 billion National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) Fund with responsibilities including portfolio management, investment committee membership, new product development, and reporting/analytics; Senior Consulting Roles with a real estate client base including the largest U.S. office and multifamily REITs, worldwide real estate service providers, GSAs, and the DoD; and Vice President of a disruptive technology company focusing on real estate procurement.
Barry’s work has centered on business strategy development and implementation, merger integration, shared services implementation, operational improvement, new product development, and change management. He has extensive operational and investment experience with office, multifamily, industrial, and retail assets as well as real estate fund operations. Barry is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Institutional Real Estate Americas. He also served as Chairman of Portfolio Management Committee at NCREIF from 2011 to 2015.
Barry graduated from Bowdoin College Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Government & Legal Studies and History. He has an MBA from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business.