Barry is a founder and Managing Partner at Artistry Restaurants and is primarily responsible for identifying and negotiating acquisition and partnership opportunities and Artistry’s capital markets activities. Barry also serves as Chief Executive officer of Triloma Financial Group, a private investment firm affiliated with Artistry.

Before forming Artistry and Triloma, Barry served as a Managing Director of Tavistock Group, where he created and launched Tavistock Restaurants. Through a combination of brand acquisitions and organic growth, the portfolio grew from inception to 13 brands and 98 restaurants located in 17 states, with restaurants in some of the most attractive markets in the U.S.  Barry also led Tavistock Capital Group, a distressed asset acquisition group formed following the Great Recession. He also served as the chairman of Tavistock Group’s U.S. investment committee.

Before Tavistock, Barry spent five years with CNL Financial Group as the Chief Investment Officer and President of CNL Restaurant Properties. Barry also served on the CNL Executive Committee, participating in strategic planning and oversight for all CNL REITs. Barry is a tax attorney, and practiced law from 1988 to 1998 in Los Angeles and Orlando.

Barry received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Central Florida, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from New York University School of Law. Barry has been married to his wife Shannon for 38 years and spends most of his free time with his four married children and his four grandchildren. Barry also loves reading, golf, and football, and he is currently working on his pickleball skills.