Jonathan Barfield, Jr.

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County Commissioner

(910) 233-8780
  • Elected to serve a four-year term from 12/1/08 to 12/3/12, 12/3/12 to 12/19/16, 12/19/16 to 12/7/20, and 12/7/20 to 12/2/24
  • Served as Chairman of the Board from 12/6/10 to 12/5/11, 10/1/12 to 12/3/12, 12/22/14 to 12/14/15, and 12/3/18 to 12/2/19
  • Served as Vice-Chairman from 12/7/09 to 12/6/10, 12/5/11 to 10/1/12, and 12/14/15 to 12/5/16


Personal Data

Commissioner Jonathan Barfield, Jr. has been a resident of New Hanover County since age one and graduated from New Hanover High School in 1984. He is a veteran of the US Navy and is the owner of Barfield & Associates Realty, LLC. He has been a licensed Realtor since 1997, and served as president of the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors in 2007. Commissioner Barfield is married to Laura Renita Barfield and they have four daughters. His favorite pastimes are reading and golf.

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Representative

  • Cape Fear Public Utility Authority
  • Legion Stadium Commission
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board
  • Parks Conservancy Board of Directors
  • Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization – Transportation Advisory Committee

Professional Organizations

  • NACo Transportation Steering Committee
  • NCACC General Government Steering Committee
  • NCACC Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee
  • NCACC Tax and Finance Steering Committee

Community Involvement

  • Voyage of Wilmington
  • Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees (Governor Cooper’s appointee)
  • Former member of Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors
  • Former Chairman of Affordable Housing Coalition of Southeastern North Carolina
  • Former member of the NC Sheriffs Education and Training Standards Commission (Governor Purdue’s appointee)
230 Government Center Drive, Suite 175 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7149 • Fax 910-798-7145
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