William H. Walton III
Mr. Walton has more than 40 years of real estate investment, development and management experience, as well as executive leadership experience having served in various roles and as a director of several public and private companies.
Mr. Walton is co-founder and managing member of Rockpoint Group, LLC ("Rockpoint"), a global real estate investment management firm. Mr. Walton is responsible for the overall operations and management of Rockpoint, as well as overseeing the origination, structuring and asset management of all of Rockpoint's investment activities. Since 1994, the Rockpoint founding managing members have invested in approximately $70 billion of real estate. Mr. Walton also co-founded Westbrook Real Estate Partners, LLC ("Westbrook"), a real estate investment management firm.
Prior to co-founding Westbrook, Mr. Walton was a managing director in the real estate group of Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc., which he joined in 1979.
Mr. Walton serves on the boards of Dream Finders Homes, Inc., a publicly traded residential building company, since January 2021, and FRP Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded real estate investment and development company, since February 2015. Mr. Walton also serves as director of Crow Holdings, a privately-owned real estate and investment firm, since December 2007. He is a former trustee of Corporate Office Properties Trust and a former director of Florida Rock Industries and The St. Joe Company. Mr. Walton is involved with several real estate industry organizations. He also serves as a director or trustee of several non-profit organizations, with a particular interest in educational and policy entities, including the American Enterprise Institute, the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute, and the University of Florida Investment Corporation, as well as Princeton University's Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Mpala Research Center and Art Museum. He previously served on the boards of Communities in Schools, the Episcopal School of Jacksonville, KIPP Jacksonville Schools, Princeton University and Princeton University Investment Company.
Mr. Walton received an AB from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.