Patrick Barber

Patrick Barber

Regional President
About Patrick
A key member of the Compass leadership team, Patrick V. Barber focuses his planning and fiscal skills on enhancing strategic growth for Compass in the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California.

Prior to merging with Compass, Barber served as President and a principle of Pacific Union, growing the company from 375 agents in 17 offices to over 1,800 agents in 52 offices. Pacific Union was the largest independent brokerage in California and the fifth largest in the U.S. at the time of its sale.

Barber served as executive vice president and managing broker for the San Francisco and Wine Country offices of Sotheby’s International Realty, using his leadership skills to build one of the most successful brokerages in the region. Previously, as an agent, he ranked in the top 1% internationally for sales production.

A native San Franciscan, Barber is deeply committed to the region where he lives and works. He is past president of the San Francisco Association of Realtors, has served on the executive committee for the California Association of Realtors, is president of the local Susan G. Komen affiliate, and is on the Board of Governors for Wine & Food Society of San Francisco.

Barber has been a supporter of leading Bay Area cultural organizations as the founder and president of San Francisco's Encore, as an associate trustee of the San Francisco Ballet, and as chairman and president of the Bachelors of San Francisco.

Barber’s highly regarded leadership of San Francisco’s most prominent community organizations have earned him accolades including certificates of outstanding service from the California State Senate, Legislature, and Board of Equalization and San Francisco’s Mayor and Board of Supervisors. In 2019, Barber was honored with the Visionary Philanthropist Award by the Susan G. Komen organization.