Tuesday October 20, 2020

BlackRock’s Jim Barry tackles US infrastructure in key Fink project

Irishman banking on investment in US roads, bridges, tunnels and airports to be one of this year’s biggest earners

7th June, 2017
Barry at NTR annual general meeting

As battalions of infrastructure investors prepare to deploy billions of US private-sector dollars, Irishman Jim Barry commands a small but growing platoon.

While his employer boasts $5.4 trillion in assets under management, Barry’s business at BlackRock is an up-and-comer among deep-pocketed behemoths.

A native of Cork, Barry joined BlackRock in 2011 when it made the first move into real assets. That year the company forged a partnership with Ireland's infrastructure company the NTR, where...

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