John R. Barrie
John is a Managing Director of Long Wharf Real Estate Partners, with responsibility for day-to-day oversight of the administration of the firm, as well as sourcing and underwriting transactions. John is a member of Long Wharf’s Investment Committee. Preceding the founding of Long Wharf, John was a Managing Director of the Fidelity Real Estate Group involved in overseeing the group’s operations, as well as sourcing and underwriting new investment opportunities.
He joined Fidelity in 2005 from GE Real Estate, where he was a Managing Director focused on business development and investments, including public-to-private transactions and large debt and equity portfolio acquisitions and dispositions. Prior to GE, John was with CB Richard Ellis in Los Angeles where his activities included corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and operations. He has been active in commercial real estate acquisitions, development and management for more than 23 years.
John earned his B.A. in Economics from McGill University, his M.St. in History from the University of Oxford, his M.B.A. from Boston University, and his M.S. in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.