As Vice President of Design and Construction, Barry leads Capital One’s entire workplace development program including direct oversight of the new headquarters project in Tysons, Va. When completed, the Tysons project will include: four city blocks with three office towers, one of which is the tallest office building in Washington, DC; a premier Performing Arts Center; a Wegmans grocery; restaurants, parks, a hotel and residential buildings.
Barry is an accomplished real estate executive experienced in all facets of corporate real estate. He has more than 30 years of experience managing major rezoning cases, large-scale construction projects, national facilities management, and corporate security organizations at Fortune 500 companies. He has demonstrated expertise in managing large real estate organizations with a focus on customer service and operational excellence.
Before joining Capital One in 1999, Barry was head of Real Estate and Workplace Services for Sallie Mae, and prior to that he was a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State at two overseas embassies, Monrovia, Liberia, and St. George’s, Grenada.
Barry represents Capital One on the board of the Tysons Partnership and the Greater Washington Partnership, and was appointed by the Fairfax County Board Chairman to the Tysons Transportation Service District Advisory Board. He has presented at numerous venues and events on topics ranging from the urban transformation of Tysons, to transportation demand management, to shepherding a major rezoning effort from design to approval.
Barry received his Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from George Mason University.