Barnett Properties

Barnett Commercial Realty, Inc. has a strongly guarded reputation for integrity and successfully meeting the needs of our clients. Our business has grown incrementally each year as strong relationships have been forged based on our credo of putting our clients’ needs ahead of our own. We have embraced a passion for excellence in every facet of our business and our clients have come to recognize it as the way we do business. It is the cornerstone of the relationships we have cultivated. And every member of our team subscribes to these tenets. Our team of professionals brings a wealth of experience in diverse fields of commercial real estate and these include but are not limited to:

We are dedicated to the commercial and economic development of Martinsville and Henry County, the place we call home. However, our capabilities reach around the globe. We have established strong relationships with Commercial Real Estate Specialists through the many industry networks to which we subscribe and are members of organizations on a local, regional, national and international level. We have the ability to research, analyze, and present to our clients Commercial Real Estate Investment opportunities that are available here in Virginia or world-wide utilizing the tools, knowledge and experience of our team members.


James (Jim) Barnett, CCIM Principal Broker
Education: Lawyer's School of Agriculture, Scotland, Agriculture Diploma; Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) of the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute
Specializations: Retail, Office, Industrial properties, Tax Deferred Exchanges, Investment Counseling
Honors/Affiliations: Past-Chair of the Commercial Advisory Council Virginia Association of Realtors, Member Virginia CCIM Chapter, Member Honor Society of the Virginia Association of Realtors, Board Member Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation, Chairman Martinsville Planning Commission, Member Board of Equalization, Member Urban Land Institute, Past-President Martinsville Rotary Club, Realtor of the Year 2000, Small Business Person of the Year 2005, Member International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)


Bill Manning, Associate 
Education: Concord College, B.S.; A Candidate working toward obtaining the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation of the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute
Specializations: General Brokerage services for Retail, Commercial and Industrial properties
Honors/Affiliations: Board of Habitat for Humanity, Vice-Chairman of Kings Grant Retirement Community Board, Corporate Board of Sunnyside Retirement Communities, City of Martinsville School Board, Board Member United Way of Martinsville/Henry County


Wanda Fisher, Office Manager and Director of Finance
Education: Patrick Henry Community College, A.A.S.
Specializations: Financial Planning & Analysis, Accts Payable, Payroll, Accts Receivable

 Roger Beasley, Associate 
Education: Wake Forest University, Business Major; Virginia Tech, Bachelor of Architecture.
Specializations: General Brokerage Services for Retail, Commercial and Industrial Properties.
Honors/Affiliations: Virginia Licensed Architect; North Carolina Licensed Architect; National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certification.