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Barry G. Hibbard

Professional Background
Barry Hibbard started his real estate career with Karpe Real Estate in 1989 as a licensed sales person in the commercial and industrial division. The diverse aspects of Karpe’s real estate practice; sales, property management, land development, new home construction and hard money lending provided a strong knowledge base in all areas a real estate.  In 1998, Barry joined the Tejon Ranch Company as the Director of Marketing and was later promoted to the Vice President for Commercial and Industrial Development.  While at Tejon, he led the team responsible for development, marketing, sales and leasing of the 1450-acre Tejon Commerce Center.  During his 12 years with Tejon Ranch, he sold, leased or developed over 300 acres with 3.2 million square feet of industrial properties, and 90,000 square feet of freeway commercial/retail properties.  In 2010, Barry started his own development and consulting firm, Central Valley Investments.  His focus was the intersection of Supply Chain/Goods Movement trends and industrial development.  He has been affiliated with ASU since December of 2011.

Barry graduated with his bachelor’s degree in finance from Michigan State University, and his MBA from California State University, Bakersfield. He has been appointed to the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Build-to-Suit Forum and has been a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). He was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the California Economic Strategy Panel and the San Joaquin Valley Partnership.  Barry is active in the community, supporting children’s charities through the Police Activities League and the West Bakersfield Rotary Club.

An active industry and community leader, Mr. Hibbard's roster of memberships and honors include:

  • Kern Economic Development Foundation - Chairman (2009 to 2013)
  • Los Angeles Economic Development Corp (LAEDC) - Board of Directors (2008 to 2010)
  • San Joaquin Valley Partnership - Chairman of Land Use, Housing & Agriculture Work Group (2006 to 2011)
  • California Economic Strategy Panel - Appointment by Governor Schwarzenegger (2006 to 2011)
  • Bakersfield Museum of Art - Board Member (2005 to 2009)
  • Bakersfield Police Activities League - Board of Directors (1996 to present)


  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Bachelors in Finance, 1989
  • California State University, Bakersfield, Master of Business Administration, 1993
  • The Aji Network, Business Professionals Course, 2002-2004
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