Michael Barry specializes in leasing and sales of commercial properties with heavy emphasis on industrial and flex/office space in the greater Oakland/San Leandro area, along with his partner, Robert Ferraro, who specializes in Hayward through Union City with the team covering the entire I-880 corridor.
Michael has excelled in representing commercial real estate clients for both the owner/landlords and buyer/tenants primarily in the Oakland and San Leandro markets. Throughout Michael’s 30 years of industrial and flex/office experience, he has completed over 800 transactions consisting of both sales and leasing the greater Oakland/San Leandro area totaling over 10 million square feet. The Barry/Ferraro Team has recorded the largest East Bay industrial transactions in 2012 & 2013 for Restoration Hardware and NorCal Moving & Storage.
Michael believes in building relationships with his clients and will take the time to understand their needs and desires. He prides himself in giving his clients straight forward advice based on current trends in the market that will lead to the completion of prudent real estate transactions.
The Oaks Logistics Center, Livermore, California - Lease - 1,300,000 SF
Centerpoint Intermodal Center, Manteca, California - Lease - 550,000 SF
Whipple Commerce Center, Union City, California - Lease - 371,000 SF
100 Halcyon Drive, San Leandro, California - Sale - 328,000 SF
33201 Dowe Avenue, Union City, California - Lease - 306,000 SF
5601 San Leandro Street, Oakland, California - Sale - 277,000 SF
Comstock Industrial Center San Leandro, California - Lease - 161,000 SF
Comstock Realty - Sale - 421,000 SF
Service West - Lease - 350,000 SF
Friant & Associates - Lease - 357,000 SF
Morrison Knudsen - Lease - 214,000 SF
Garaventa/Waste Management - Sale - 167,000 SF
Creative Wood - Sale - 125,000 SF
Intertile Distributor - Sale - 124,000 SF
Terreno - Sale - 131,000 SF
Norcal Moving - Lease - 330,000 SF
Restoration Hardware - Lease - 220,000 SF
Dreisbach Enterprises - Sale - 91,000 SF
HD Supply - Lease - 125,000 SF
American Pacific Group
Bay Area Kenworth
Comstock Realty Partners
Friant & Associates
Gardco Investment Company
JFC International Inc.
NorCal Moving & Storage
Reynolds & Brown
Trammell Crow Company
2016 S.F. Business Times Real Estate Deal of the Year (Oaks Industrial Center)
2004-2016 Top 5 Sales Award – CBRE, Oakland Office
2003-2016 CoStar Top 20 Power Broker Award
2013 S.F. Business Times Award For Largest East Bay Warehouse Transaction (NorCal Moving & Storage)
2012 S.F. Business Times Award For Largest East Bay Warehouse Transaction (Restoration Hardware)
2001-2003 Among the Top 5 Producers – Colliers International, Oakland Office
1998-2000 Among the Top 5 Producers – Grubb & Ellis, Oakland Office
1998-1999 Grubb & Ellis Company’s Circle of Excellence Award
1998 Opus West Corporation’s Top Broker Award
1994,1995,1996,1997 Outstanding Sales Award (White Commercial Real Estate)
1993 Lincoln Property Company’s Top Broker of the Year Award
1992 Top Producer for Norris Beggs & Simpson, Northern California Region
1992 San Francisco Business Times Top Deal Maker Award (largest transaction of the year)
Past member of the Oakland Zoning and Planning Committee for ILAO
East Bay Brokers Association, Past President 1997
Tri-Valley Water Polo Team
Oakwood Master Swimming Team
Bachelor of Arts,California State University of Chico; Marketing
Our team is the industry leading brokerage team specializing in industrial space.
The Oakland Industrial team is the industry leading brokerage team specializing in industrial space, with a broad network, proven success, unstoppable momentum, and a deep history with the Oakland Industrial Corridor. The Team has excelled in representing commercial real estate clients for both the owner/landlords and buyer/tenants. They have unparalleled optics and knowledge of the local and global marketplace and have proven their ability to create solutions that effectively and efficiently achieves maximum value for their clients. They have completed over 2,000 transactions consisting of both sales and leasing the greater Oakland Industrial Corridor totaling over 8 million square feet since 2014. Our team has led the charge in new speculative development leasing projects whereby the majority has pre-leased before construction completed. From 2017-Present we have completed 24 transactions over 100,000 sq. ft.
They believe in building relationships with their clients and will take the time to understand their needs and desires. They pride themselves in giving clients straight forward advice based on current trends in the market that will lead to the completion of prudent real estate transactions.
The team offers a full range of integrated services, including: