Michael Barnard, PE, LEED® AP BD+C

Michael Barnard, PE, LEED® AP BD+C
Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Michael works closely with Oxford’s CEO, Steve Guy to define and execute strategic initiatives which will focus on the company’s mission, vision and values in creation and operation of safe, healthy, and sustainable places for all to succeed.  His efforts are focused on continued business growth and operational efficiency while furthering the growth and development of our outstanding team of real estate professionals.

Prior to becoming COO, Michael served as Vice President of Development, and was responsible for the leadership and execution of all development and owner’s representative projects from inception to turnover and occupancy. In this role his specific tasks included property due diligence, concept development, budgeting through procurement, and management of design and construction, development, and execution in accordance with project schedule and owner satisfaction.

Michael has been with Oxford since 2006 working with clients and teams to oversee the complete development process to deliver exceptional and sustainable working and living environments. He has overseen the planning, programming, design, and construction of major sports facilities, education, performing arts, commercial, entertainment, residential, and transportation projects with a total construction value over $1 billion.  He is a member of Oxford’s Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Committees.

Michael served as owner’s representative for the design and construction of the $321 million, LEED® Gold, PPG Paints Arena (formerly CONSOL Energy Center), The John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and various projects for the LEED Platinum David L. Lawrence Convention Center. He also served as the owner’s representative for the Almono Partnership on their 178-acre brownfield redevelopment now known as Hazelwood Green. Over the past ten years Michael has managed the development of numerous projects in Oxford’s own portfolio.

Michael is a Professional Engineer licensed in the state of Pennsylvania as well as a LEED Accredited Professional. He is currently a Board Member for the Pittsburgh Affiliate of the ACE Mentor Program and former Board Director for the Green Building Alliance and Vice-Chair of Pittsburgh Allegheny County Thermal (PACT) board of directors.

Michael is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.