William H. Walton III


Mr. Walton has 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 $65 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 is involved with several real estate industry organizations.  He serves on the boards of Dream Finders Homes, Inc., a publicly traded residential building company, and FRP Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded real estate investment and development company.  Mr. Walton also serves as director on the board of Crow Holdings, a privately-owned real estate and investment firm. 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 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. He previously served on the boards of Communities in Schools, the Episcopal School of Jacksonville, KIPP Jacksonville Schools, Mpala Wildlife Foundation, Princeton University and Princeton University Investment Company.

Mr. Walton received an AB from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Independent Director