Barbara Schaefer McDuffie

Barbara Schaefer McDuffie

Managing Director of Business Development · +1 (703) 923 8245

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Barbara Schaefer McDuffie, managing director of business development in the Tysons, Virginia office, has been with Baker Tilly since 2007. Barbara began her commercial real estate career in 1982, providing commercial real estate services to corporate office users and the institutional real estate community.

  • Business development
  • Provides upfront real estate consulting and advisory services analyzing real estate portfolios, relocation opportunities as related to demographics and strategic planning relevant to consolidations, acquisition and disposition
  • NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association – National Foundation Governor and Trustee, National Board of Directors and past chairman of Northern Virginia chapter
  • Urban Land Institute – Trends Conference, co-chair, 2016 and 2017
  • 2030 Group – Board of Directors, 2012 - 2018
  • CREW Network – Board of Directors, 2017 - 2019, Membership Education Committee, 2019
  • CREW DC – Board of Directors, 2013 - 2016
  • Trust for the National Mall – luncheon chair emeritus
  • Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center – Lombardi Women & Wine, founder and co-chair
  • George Mason University – Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE), Board of Directors, 2007 - present
  • Tysons Partnership – Board of Directors, 2016 - present
  • GlobeSt.com Women of Influence, Corporate Real Estate Executive and Humanitarian – 2019
  • Bisnow, Power series: Women of Influence in commercial real estate honoree – 2017
  • March of Dimes, Heroines of Washington finalist – 2017
  • CREW DC, Outstanding Impact Award – 2014
  • Washington Business Journal, Women Who Mean Business Award – 2013
  • NAIOP Northern Virginia, Member of the Year – 1997 and 2014
  • Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Margaret L. Hodges Leadership Award  – 2012
  • Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance (NVTA), Leadership Award – 2012
  • Boys and Girls Club honoree – 2019
  • July 2021: “Building your Brand” for Globe St. Women of Influence
  • June 2021: “The Power of Business Development” for CREW DC
  • August 2020: moderator, “Valuations & Transactions in the COVID Environment” CREW DC webinar
  • July 2020: presented, “The Business Case for Gender Diversity and Inclusion” for AZCREW
  • April 2019: moderator, “Commercial Real Estate, Past, Present and Future: Through the Lens of Regional Real Estate Titans” panel at the 2019 ULI Real Estate Trends Conference
  • January 2019: moderator, DCBIA Capital Markets CEO forum
  • October 2018: moderator, “Collaboration and Thrive” panel for CREW Lehigh Valley annual legacy event
  • October 2018: presented, “Networking + Collaboration = Business” for CREW
  • September 2018: panelist, “Diversity - A Clear Business Advantage” for CREW DC
  • August 2018: panelist, "Rainmaker" for The Women’s Leadership Initiative Power Conference
  • July 2018: presented, “The Business Case for Diversity: Best Practices for Gender Equity and Inclusion in Commercial Real Estate” for CREW Hampton Roads
  • June 2018: panelist, “She’s a Rainmaker” for ULI Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative
  • April 2018: presented, “Networking and Relationship Building” at the 2018 HFMA New Jersey chapter’s Women’s Leadership and Development Session
  • May 2017: authored, "Corporate Board Service – How to Get Started" for CREW Network

Location

Washington DC

Education

Florida State University – Tallahassee

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