Aidan Barry brings a wealth of expertise in entitlements, land development and construction to The True Life Companies. Serving as Senior Vice President of Development, he is in charge of the initial due diligence process on all land acquisitions, including both raw land and land in any stage of development. Additionally, Aidan is responsible for securing the necessary land use entitlements to enhance value for all properties within the Company portfolio.
Prior to joining TTLC, as First Vice President for Catellus Group, Aidan managed land development and construction across Northern California. He served as the General Manager for a partnership between Shea Homes, Shea Properties and Centex Homes, over a five year period beginning in 2002, overseeing Alameda Point, a planned 2,200-acre mixed use development on the San Francisco Bay. Formerly the Naval Air Station Alameda, Aidan worked in partnership with the City of Alameda in negotiations with the United States Navy in order to accomplish the transfer of the shuttered naval air station facility.
Aidan's extensive experience includes six years as Senior Project Manager at the DeSilva Group, a major land development firm based in Dublin, California focusing on redevelopment opportunities throughout Northern California. In addition he served for twelve years as Vice President of Construction for Harbor Bay Isle in Alameda, a master planned community of 1,000 acres supporting 3,000 homes and two million square feet of commercial office facilities.
Aidan's passion for due diligence in acquisition and development, as well as his keen insights for enriching value, make him a valued asset to The True Life Companies. Aidan studied Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Aidan has been married for 28 years and has two amazing daughters.