Maria Barker


Maria joined Phillips Management Group in 2009 and currently serves as President for the company.  She has over 36 years of experience in all phases of the property management industry, including providing operational leadership and guidance for companies, initiating solutions involving personnel and property performance, training and development of employees, conducting needs analyses for properties and owners, managing property acquisitions and dispositions, the creation and implementation of detailed marketing strategies, along with all fiscal responsibilities necessary for maintaining and enhancing company performance.

Maria started her career in 1982 and has held numerous positions throughout the years, including COO, Director of Operations, Area Vice President, Special Projects Coordinator, Vice President, National Director of Education, National Director of Training and Marketing, National Senior Facilitator, Property Manager and Leasing Professional.

In addition to her corporate responsibilities with Phillips Management Group, Maria maintains a strong presence in the property management industry through long term participation in industry associations including the Piedmont Triad Apartment Association and the Apartment Association of North Carolina. She holds a North Carolina Real Estate License and has earned numerous industry designations and awards during her tenure in the industry.