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Barbara Schaefer McDuffie

Managing Director of Business Development
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Barbara Schaefer McDuffie, managing director of business development in the Tysons, Virginia office, has been with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP since 2007. Barbara began her commercial real estate career in 1982, providing commercial real estate services to corporate office users and the institutional real estate community.


  • Business development
  • Provides upfront real estate consulting and advisory services analyzing real estate portfolios, relocation opportunities as related to demographics and strategic planning relevant to consolidations, acquisition and disposition


  • NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association – National Foundation Governor and Trustee and National Board of Directors and past chairman of Northern Virginia chapter
  • Urban Land Institute – Trends Conference, Co-chair 2016
  • 2030 Group – Board of Directors
  • CREW Network – Board of Directors, 2017
  • CREW DC – Board of Directors, 2013 - 2016
  • Trust for the National Mall – Corporate committee; luncheon chair emeritus
  • Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center – Lombardi Women & Wine, Founder and co-chair
  • George Mason University – Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE) – Board of Directors
  • Tysons Partnership – Board of Directors

Honors & Awards

  • Bisnow, Women of Influence in commercial real estate honoree – 2017
  • March of Dimes Heroines of Washington finalist – 2017
  • CREW DC Outstanding Impact Award – 2014
  • Washington Business Journal, Women Who Mean Business award – 2013
  • NAIOP Northern Virginia, Member of the Year – 1997 and 2014
  • Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Margaret L. Hodges Leadership Award – 2012
  • Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance (NVTA), Leadership Award – 2012

Thought Leadership

  • June 2018: Panelist, “She’s a Rainmaker” for ULI Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative
  • April 2018: Presented, “Networking and Relationship Building” at the 2018 HFMA New Jersey chapter’s Women’s Leadership and Development Session
  • May 2017: Authored, “Corporate Board Service – How to Get Started” for CREW Network


Florida State University (Tallahassee, Florida)