Spence School, Wheaton College, the Sorbonne and Australian National University
A native New Yorker, Barbara was educated at the Spence School, Wheaton College, the Sorbonne and Australian National University. For over 20 years she represented the Australian Government at the highest level in diplomatic postings to Singapore, Thailand, Germany, France and the United Nations in Geneva and New York. Prior to Compass, Barbara joined Stribling in 2000, specializing in the Manhattan luxury residential market. She won a Real Estate Board of New York DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD in 2007. Her clientele include the international, business and diplomatic communities as well as prominent resident New Yorkers. Barbara has developed a loyal local, national and international base of customers interested in pied-a-terre and investment properties, and she skillfully manages the intricacies of each deal. Barbara enjoys the unique aspects of every deal and the challenge of doing the very best possible job for each of her customers. She monitors the market continuously and uses the tools of the trade with great intelligence. She shepherds her clients through every facet of the deal and has never had a board turndown. She listens, she is discreet, she delivers. Barbara knows the best addresses, the best buys, the best developers, the best brokers. She is well-connected, creative, highly professional and hard-working, and she loves the business of real estate.