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Erin Laney Barr is Managing Director and Market Leader for CBRE’s Salt Lake City office. In this role, Erin oversees business operations and drives the overall growth strategy for all Advisory Services lines of business, including leasing, sales, valuations, debt & structured finance, project management, and property management.

Erin joined CBRE in January 2022 with a diverse background spanning real estate law, economic development and business attraction, and real estate development. As a real estate attorney for over six years in Southern California, she represented financial institutions, including the Big Four, in legal proceedings related to real property holdings. Thereafter, she transitioned from law to a role with the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, where she ultimately served as Vice President of Business Development. While there, she helped the state attract and retain high-value companies and assisted with site selection and acquisition.

Before being appointed Market Leader, Erin served as a Transaction Manager at CBRE, facilitating deals for national and global occupier clients, including charitable organizations and companies in the social, utilities, energy, and retail sectors.

Erin’s strong reputation, deep community and industry relationships, and breadth of professional experience enable CBRE’s Salt Lake City office to drive exceptional results for its clients.


  • Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Utah
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Pro Affiliations / Accreditations

  • State Bar of California – License to Practice Law
  • Utah Division of Real Estate – Real Estate License


  • “Forty Under 40” Utah Business Magazine (2018)
  • Harvard Business School’s Young American Leaders Program (June 2019)
  • U.S. District Court Appeals Judgment (2011)
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judgment (2011)