Owner, Producer, Composer:
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Jason Barney does residential, commercial, and industrial land development in the south and south east Phoenix valley.
As a principal at Landmark Companies and Circle G Property Development groups, Mr. Barney manages marketing, sales, strategic planning, acquisition, assemblage, community relations, zoning, and entitlements for over 2,000 acres in Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek, and Pinal County.
Projects include regional and neighborhood shopping, mixed use master planned communities, custom estate subdivisions, hospitality, office, medical, flex, and industrial developments with nearly 20,000 acres transacted over the past ten years.
He serves on the Executive Board of Pinal Partnership, Queen Creek Economic Development Commission, GPEC Board of Directors Representing the Town of Queen Creek (Greater Phoenix Economic Council), Queen Creek Cultural Foundation, East Valley Partnership Board, Superstition Vistas Steering Committee, and Constitution Week USA.
Past community group involvement includes: The Maricopa County Planning and Zoning Commission (10 Years), Gilbert Public School District Strategic Planning Committee, 2010 Gilbert General Plan Update Land Use Sub-Committee, 2008 Mesa Gateway Area Strategic Plan, San Tan Regional Park Stakeholder Committee, Queen Creek Boys and Girls Club, Higley Center for the Performing Arts Ambassador.
Mr. Barney has also played a key role in the tech industry in Arizona. In addition to several technology executive roles, he founded one of Arizona's first nationally recognized Internet firms, iTOOL.com, and sold it to a public company in 2000.
He earned a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Arizona State University with additional emphasis on symphonic band, jazz piano, classical piano, theory and composition, and electronic music. He went on to graduate studies in music theory and composition also at ASU. He taught high school band and private piano and now owns Talmage Recording Studios where he produces and writes in various genres.
Mr. Barney is the sixth generation of an Arizona pioneer family son of the late T Dennis Barney. He served a two year LDS mission in Osaka, Japan. Mr. Barney lives with his wife and four children in Gilbert.