Since joining Patterson in the summer of 2010, Bill has been involved in debt and equity placements for over 175 transactions totaling in excess of $3 billion in capital raised and has been a partner in the firm since 2016. Bill also has been involved in providing strategic real estate counsel to universities, family offices, and corporations on a consultative basis. In addition to leading transactional execution and client relationships, Bill provides operational oversight and assists in formulating and implementing strategic initiatives for the company.
Prior to joining Patterson, Bill was Director of Acquisitions for a private real estate firm where he sourced and led underwriting and due diligence efforts on fee simple acquisitions and loans. Prior to that, he worked at Parkway Properties (NYSE: PKY). Bill’s efforts at Parkway were focused primarily on the management and leasing of buildings acquired through a discretionary fund. Bill began his career at Cambridge Associates, an investment consulting firm located in Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Arts in Economics – Washington and Lee University
Masters of Business Administration, Beta Gamma Sigma – Emory University’s Goizueta Business School
Bill participated in the Urban Land Institute’s Center for Leadership. He continues to be active in the local ULI chapter, for which he helped found and continues to serve on the executive committee of the Creative Development Council.
He holds a real estate sales license in Georgia.
While originally from Memphis, TN, Bill currently lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife and two sons. He is a past board member of Road Safe America and is active in a variety of charitable organizations in Atlanta. He is a member of Peachtree Presbyterian Church.