Patrick Barnes

Capital Markets Group Industrial Sales & Leasing Office

area of expertise

Patrick Barnes is a Principal with Avison Young who specializing in investment sales within Southern California marketplace for the last 15 years.  His expertise is in understanding the capital markets, creating value in an investment transaction, knowing and accessing investors and developing marketing strategies for commercial investment properties in Southern California on behalf of institutional clients, publicly traded companies, high net worth ownership and foreign Investors. Patrick excels in all facets of the real estate asset cycle including identifying target assets, rigorous financial modeling & analysis, entitling, marketing, leasing, and selling investor and occupier assets.

Patrick’s diverse experience covers a wide range of properties and deal size, ranging from $1M to over $50million. Over the course of Patrick’s career, he has sold over 300 properties and over $1 Billion in consideration.

Patrick Resides in Westchester California with his wife Summer and three children. Patrick enjoys being a husband, father, spending free time in the outdoors, fly-fishing, camping, hiking and hunting.

professional accomplishments

  • Drafted - Kansas City Chiefs in the 4th round (110th overall) of the 1997 NFL Draft
  • Won Two Professional Championships; Grey Cup-CFL and World Bowl-NFL Europe
  • Everest Club 2017 Colliers – Top 10% in Brokerage Nation Wide

business and educational background

Prior to joining Avison Young, Patrick spent Five years at CB Richard Ellis and 10 years at Colliers International where he was an integral part of a consistent top performer, qualified and adept at investment sales, financing, and land related transactions.

Before joining the commercial real estate industry, Patrick had a successful seven-year career in the National Football League & Canadian Football League. He played quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders and the Cleveland Browns. He has a proven track record as a focused competitor who wins and brings that same level of exceptional performance, work ethic and achievement demonstrated in the NFL to his clients.

community involvement

  • Southern California Advisory Board Member Bear Backer – U.C. Berkeley
  • PFF Board Member – Visitation School – Westchester, CA
  • Football Coach for Visitation Elementary Varsity Flag Football Team

AY Partners / Team Members

Chris Maling, Principal

David Maling, Principal

Yansy Naranjo, Senior Associate

Paul Clark, Associate

Rachel Castillo, Marketing Coordinator

Annette Cole, Marketing Coordinator



EDUCATION AND qualifications

University of California, Berkeley

BA, American Studies

Emphasis on Business Administration


American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR)

CCIM Candidate

NAIOP Affiliate

Client List

City National Bank

Bank of America

Colony Realty Partners


Cummings Cal Pacific

Yavitz Companies

GRAE Ventures

Wohl Investments

Hayward Associates, LLC

Diloretto Family Trust

Istar Financial

Adler Properties

U.S. Bank

Evertrust Bank

Westwood Financial

City of Downey

Wolf Urban Properties

East West Bank

Xebec Realty Partners


Distribution Now

West Harbor Capital

Terreno Realty

Hager Pacific

Brennan Investment Group

Wood Investment

Xebec Development

Bank of the West

Stonecrest Financial

Steve Donell- Receiver