Karen Barry is president of Barry Commercial Real Estate, Calgary’s premier boutique mid-market investment commercial brokerage. The award-winning sales success of her career has resulted in over $300M of western Canadian investment transactions.
Karen is a fully accredited Appraiser (AACI designation) with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and is a Fellow of the prestiguous Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). She is the past chairwoman of the Commercial Council of REALTORS® (CCC), and is the author of an industry insight newsletter.
In her role as team leader, she focuses on the ‘needs fulfillment’ of clients through top level business relationships. Barry Commercial's approach through collaboration with other ‘best in class’ service providers, ensures clients receive the high level service deliverables for every assignment.
Karen’s 24-year career achievements include: multi-year recognition as a Canadian national top 30 producer for the year’s 2004, 2005, and 2006. Together with numerous North American sales achievment awards, Karen was also a past recipient of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Agent of the Year distinction.
On behalf of Barry Commercial, Karen is a strong advocate of local community initiatives including support for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary, Junior Achievement, Childrens Hospital, and Kids cancer care.