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Biography

Barry currently serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. He is the former Practice Group Leader of the Commercial Real Estate Lending and Servicing practice group. His practice is heavily concentrated in representing lenders and servicers in connection with commercial real estate transactions. His clients include CMBS lenders, life insurance companies, bridge lenders and mezzanine lenders that originate commercial mortgage loans nationwide, as well as master and special servicers.

Barry is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers where he serves as member of the Board of Governors and is a former chair of the Capital Markets and Real Estate Finance Committee.  Barry is also a frequent speaker and author on topics related to commercial real estate finance. He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America© (2006-2019), Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2007-2016) and is AV® Pre-eminent rated in Martindale-Hubbell®.  He is also listed in Chambers USA®, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2003-2017), where he was recognized as “… a brilliantly able attorney with a phenomenal legal mind” and “He is great to work with – eminently practical and reasonable.”

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Education

Law School

University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 1993, cum laude
Senior Editor, Law Review
Brandeis Honor Society

Undergraduate School

University of Kentucky, B.S., 1987

Bar Membership

Barry is licensed to practice in the following state:

Kentucky

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America® 2006-2019; Louisville “Lawyer of the Year,” Real Estate Law, 2019

Kentucky Super Lawyers® 2007-2016

AV® Pre-eminent rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Chambers USA, Real Estate, 2003-2017

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American College of Real Estate Lawyers, former Chair of the Capital Markets Committee and member of the Board of Governors

Mortgage Bankers Association of America

Major Publications

Barry is an author of the following publications:

“It’s All About the Money – Leases as Collateral,” ABA/American College of Real Estate Lawyers, March 2016

“Refinancing Tenant-In-Common Loans Utilizing a Delaware Statutory Trust,” the ACREL Papers, Fall 2014, published by the American College of Real Estate Lawyers

“Stacking the Deck in Your Favor,” American College of Real Estate Lawyers Spring 2012 Meeting

“Commercial Real Estate Financing,” Kentucky Real Estate Law and Practice, Chapter 8, 4th Ed., 2012, published by the University of Kentucky College of Law

“Revived, Reviled, Rescued or Redeemed, The Return of CMBS,” American College of Real Estate Lawyers Fall 2011 Meeting

“What’s New for CMBS 2.0 Loan Originations and Why?”, The ACREL Papers, Fall 2011, published by the American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Firm Committees

Barry serves on the following committees at Frost Brown Todd:

Executive Committee, Member

Budget/Audit Committee, Member

Finance Committee, Member