Property/Asset Manager at Barker Real Estate and Management Services in Baton Rouge, LA
Knowledge and Experience Meets Trust and Care
At Barker Property Management & Commercial Real Estate our mission is simple: to combine our knowledge, experience and professionalism in managing our clients’ assets to ensure the highest possible return on their investments.
After 15 years in the real estate industry, owner Branden Barker, established Barker Property Management & Commercial Real Estate in 2017. Branden boasts a versatile background in the industry, having been involved in the management, selling and leasing of commercial property. Currently, Branden is the only person in the State of Louisiana to have earned the three prestigious designations of Certified Property Manager, Certified Commercial Investment Member, and Certified Shopping Center Manager.
The Pointe Coupee Parish native got his start in the real estate industry as a Commercial Sales and Leasing Agent/Associate Broker with Latter & Blum Property Management, Inc. Prior to Branden establishing his own firm, his most recent stint was serving as the General Manager/Broker of Record of Perkins Rowe in Baton Rouge, LA, where he oversaw managing an $18 million budget and a team of 10 direct reports and 50 indirect third-party employees, including security, housekeeping, and apartment managers. He also focused his efforts on increasing the visibility of the 847,000 square foot Baton Rouge development by creating a community involvement program that included partnerships with the Junior League of Baton Rouge, ALS, American Heart Association, St. Vincent DePaul, and others.
In addition to Branden’s professional success, he sits on the National Executive Committee of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), an international association of property managers. He is a past President of the Louisiana IREM Chapter and Commercial Investment Division of the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors. Within his community, he is a current board member of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Kids’ Orchestra and the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on STAR’s (Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response) Regional Council. In 2017 he was honored by the Baton Rouge Business Report as a Top 40 Under 40 recipient and one of STAR’s Hunks in Heels.
Branden lives in Baton Rouge with his wife of 14 years, Tracy, and their two children, Logan and Julia.
Working in Commercial Real Estate since 2003, Catylist Member since 2004
Brokerage: Commercial Investment
Net Leased Properties
Social Media / Websites
Louisiana: West Baton Rouge
Louisiana: Baton Rouge
Louisiana: DENHAM SPRINGS
Designations & Certifications
Real Estate Licenses
Louisiana Real Estate License: 0099568094
Real Estate Brokerage
University of Louisiana at Lafayette 2003