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Stephen K. Barry, formerly president of Rendina Healthcare Real Estate, has joined RWJBarnabas Healthcare in New Jersey

RWJBarnabas Health Brings In Rendina’s Stephen Barry as EVP 

RWJBarnabas Health, the largest academic healthcare system in New Jersey, has appointed Stephen K. Barry as EVP of facilities management and real estate development. He will lead day-to-day facility management, oversee all major construction projects at the system’s acute care and ambulatory locations and manage a comprehensive plan to optimize and expand its ambulatory footprint. 

Barry joins RWJBarnabas Health following an 18-year stint at Rendina Healthcare Real Estate, where he served as president and formed close relationships with leading health systems and physician groups. He also created and executed Rendina’s growth strategy for expansion into new markets. 

“As RWJBarnabas Health continues to grow and establish its ever-increasing role as an anchor institution in New Jersey, Steve is a seasoned leader who will help us optimize our physical space to support our dedicated staff in better serving the needs of our patients and community members,” said COO John Doll. 


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