Helping to Build Taiwan
After graduating from Taipei Institute of Technology in 1972, Barry served 2 years as a second lieutenant in combat engineering in the Army in Taiwan where he helped build military underground bunkers, garrisons, and roads.
After finishing his service in the Army, Barry was immediately hired to work on constructing the first freeway in Taiwan along with bridges and roadways.
Advanced Education in America
Later, Barry decided to come to the United States for advanced study. He was admitted to the University of Cincinnati with a scholarship in 1977.
By 1978, Barry received his Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and found a job in Cambridge, Massachusetts. There, he helped design nuclear power plants across the country. In 1979, Barry moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he continued to work on nuclear power plant design.
Raising a Family in Public Schools
A devoted family man, Barry and his wife Sue have been married 37 years. Together they raised three successful children who all attended public schools.
In 1985, he changed his career to real estate sales. Since 2003, Barry and his wife, Sue, have owned and operated their own real estate company, Better Home & Loan, in Cupertino, California.