PARTNER & MANAGING DIRECTOR, DIRECT INVESTMENTS

William Ward


Wil oversees the firm’s Real Estate investing initiatives across various direct and fund investments at TwinFocus. He is responsible for sourcing and leading the diligence efforts of deals for TwinFocus’ real estate portfolio as well as on an ad-hoc basis on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Wil manages the real estate team where he is responsible for overseeing the structuring and ongoing monitoring of investment opportunities across sectors including multi-family, hospitality, industrial and commercial. Wil works alongside executive management and the firm’s Managing Directors to set macro investment policy as specifically related to real estate trends.

PARTNER & MANAGING DIRECTOR, DIRECT INVESTMENTS

William Ward


Wil oversees the firm’s Real Estate investing initiatives across various direct and fund investments at TwinFocus. He is responsible for sourcing and leading the diligence efforts of deals for TwinFocus’ real estate portfolio as well as on an ad-hoc basis on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Wil manages the real estate team where he is responsible for overseeing the structuring and ongoing monitoring of investment opportunities across sectors including multi-family, hospitality, industrial and commercial. Wil works alongside executive management and the firm’s Managing Directors to set macro investment policy as specifically related to real estate trends.

HISTORY


Prior to joining TwinFocus, Wil was a Managing Director at Kimberlite Advisors where he was involved in a range of real estate advisory and capital raising transactions involving developers, owners, and operators of real estate assets across multiple sectors.  Before working in an advisory role at Kimberlite, Wil began his real estate investing career with the real estate principal investing business of Lazard Alternative Investments where for 8 years he held roles at both the fund management level, as well as working with portfolio operating companies.  Before joining Lazard, Wil began his post-MBA career as an Associate in GE Capital’s Structured Finance Group, specifically in the Global Energy portfolio management area.

Directly out of college, Wil was an officer in the United States Army where he served both domestically and internationally, achieving the rank of Captain before leaving to continue his education at Columbia Business School.

EDUCATION


Wil earned his MBA at Columbia Business School studying Finance and Real Estate. While in the United States Army, Wil graduated: Engineer Officer Basic Course, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Special Forces Assessment and Selection. Wil’s undergraduate degree is from Boston University.

OUTSIDE THE OFFICE


Wil is a loving husband and adoring father to his two daughters. He is an optimistic golfer and enjoys playing with friends and colleagues.