Michael J. Barker

Michael J. Barker

  • Partner
  • Real Estate
  • New York
  • T:   +1.212.859.8124
  • F:   +1.212.859.4000
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Michael J. Barker is a real estate partner and chair of Fried Frank's Diversity Committee, resident in the New York office. He joined the Firm in 2006 and became a partner in 2008.

Mr. Barker has a broad range of experience in mortgage, mezzanine, construction and other financings, domestic and foreign acquisitions, development and construction projects, joint ventures and real estate investment transactions involving commercial, residential, retail and hospitality properties.

His diverse client list includes developers, owners, lenders and institutional investors. Mr. Barker regularly counsels the following clients: ACORE Capital, Apollo, Bank of America, Barclays, Blackstone Real Estate, Fortress Investment Group, JPMorgan, KKR, Morgan Stanley, RFR Realty, Royal Bank of Canada, RXR Realty, SL Green Realty Corp., Starwood Property Trust, TCIF, Tishman Realty, Tishman Speyer, Torchlight Investors, and UBS.

Honors & Awards

Mr. Barker is acknowledged by Chambers and Partners for Real Estate: Finance - New York. He has also been recognized by Legal 500 in Real Estate.

Professional Associations

Member, CRE Finance Council

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

New York

Practices & Industries


The College of Law, JD – 1991
University of Sussex, BA – 1990
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