Barker Realty Joins Forbes Global Properties

The Santa Fe-based residential real estate firm will be the exclusive representative for the Northern New Mexico area

Forbes Global Properties, a curated consumer marketplace that connects discerning buyers directly to the world’s finest homes and the best-in-class agents that represent them, recently welcomed Barker Realty in Northern New Mexico to its prestigious ranks. For more than 55 years, Barker Realty has been a cornerstone of the Santa Fe community and has been voted the best real estate brokerage in Santa Fe.

Established in 2020 as an invitation-only consortium of leading luxury real estate firms, the Forbes Global Properties membership network will be comprised of only 100 elite brokerage firms worldwide. As a member of this exclusive network, Barker Realty will immediately capitalize on Forbes’ engaged audience of more than 100 million monthly global visitors to connect, inform, and inspire high-net-worth potential homebuyers and sellers about the finest properties for sale in Santa Fe, and around the world.

Reserved for luxury properties, showcases a curated collection of high-value homes for sale across the globe. The site now also includes luxury residences in Northern New Mexico such as best-selling novelists Faye and Jonathan Kellerman’s private Santa Fe compound and a Trey Jordan designed contemporary home in the heart of Santa Fe’s Historic Eastside — both represented by Barker Realty.

“We are honored to be chosen by Forbes Global Properties as their member representing significant properties in Northern New Mexico,” says David Barker, President of Barker Realty.  “Globally, the Forbes brand is synonymous with affluent purchases in all categories, and we are excited to partner with Forbes Global Properties in connecting buyers and sellers of significant New Mexico real estate.”

Kyle Klain, Chief Operating Officer of Barker Realty continues, “As online marketing dominates sales, we know our significant properties often sell to clientele from around the country, so it is important for us to reach those buyers. The Forbes membership provides our clients with an expansive platform to showcase their properties to a massive audience.  Combined with the high caliber of brokers across the globe representing the Forbes brand, we are confident this partnership best serves our clientele and our community.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Barker Realty to our exclusive invitation-only membership network,” said Alex Lange, CEO of Forbes Global Properties. “Closely aligned with Forbes Global Properties’ founding principles, Barker Realty boasts a rich legacy of prioritizing best-in-class client service and serves as the ideal ambassador to introduce Santa Fe’s majestic community to the world.”

As the exclusive worldwide residential real estate partner of Forbes, Forbes Global Properties extends branding and marketing services to Barker Realty and other top-tier real estate brokerage members. The company’s global reputation and high-net-worth consumer base places Forbes Global Properties in a unique and advantageous position within the luxury real estate industry.

Membership in the Forbes Global Properties network will provide Barker Realty, and in turn their clients, with:

  • Access to Forbes’ engaged worldwide audience, with homes presented to potential buyers across Forbes and Forbes Global Properties print, digital, and social media channels with expert commentary, timely market data, and top-tier editorial.
  • A unique and innovative forum for member agents to collaborate and transact.
  • A suite of tools and resources backed by actionable analytics, in-depth editorial, and timely social media content.
  • A dedicated page on, and exclusive advertising opportunities and access to Forbes’ premier conferences, events, and touchpoints.

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