Will joined Ellis Partners in 2007 to lead the leasing effort at the redevelopment of Oakland’s Jack London Square. Will’s responsibilities today include the asset management and leasing of various Ellis Partners projects through Northern California.
Will has over twenty years of experience in a variety of commercial real estate areas including mortgage brokerage, development, asset management and corporate transactions. He began his real estate career in debt and equity placements with George Smith/Grubb & Ellis in Los Angeles. Upon moving to Northern California, he joined Prometheus Development Group focusing on acquisition and development of mixed use projects in the Bay Area. Subsequently, he held a variety of positions with AT&T’s real estate companies, including President and Chief Operating Officer of CalFront Associates, its $500 million investment and development company and overseeing transactions on the West Coast.
Will holds a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at UCLA. He is a licensed California broker and a member of CoreNet Global’s Bay Area chapter.