Barbara Chiu
|Property Accountant

In 1981 Barbara began her real estate career as an accountant for a public real estate syndicator, preparing financial documents. She was quickly promoted to accounting manager where she reported directly to the CEO and managed a staff of accountants. For several years starting in 1994 Barbara worked as a self-employed independent accountant.

In 2008 Barbara joined the Tipton team as a property accountant. As such, she was responsible for the bank reconciliations, month end closeout of all properties, training of new accounting staff, and overseeing special projects for owners and regional supervisors. Currently she leads the accounting department as a Senior Accountant.


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Barbara's significant accomplishments include:

  • Earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Nebraska 1981
  • Coordinates initial accounting efforts on all new management accounts
  • Barbara helps to train and integrate new A/P clerks and property accountants


Barbara is an above average Tipton team member and has been instrumental in the growth and training of our accounting department.