As an affiliated company to Barker Pacific Group, Michael formed Sterling Real Estate Partners with David Zeff in 2015 to acquire market rate, value add multi-family properties. Since founding Barker Pacific Group in 1983, Michael has directed the development of over $3.5 billion in commercial projects. His active focus is the acquisition, development and management of residential and commercial property. Over the past three decades, he has organized projects in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay area, San Diego, Phoenix, Houston, Miami and San Antonio. Prior to starting BPG, Michael was an officer at Hines where he headed up development of over 4 million square feet of office space in the southwest US. Mr. Barker currently serves as Chairman of the Board for the John Tracy Center, which serves hearing-impaired children. He is also an active member of the Urban Land Institute and Lambda Alpha International. He holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BBA from Abilene Christian University.
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