William H. Walton is a founding member of Rockpoint Group, L.L.C. (“Rockpoint”), a global real estate investment management firm. In 1994, he co-founded Westbrook Real Estate Partners, L.L.C. (“Westbrook”), a similar firm which the Rockpoint managing members continue to control. Since 1994, the Rockpoint managing members have raised over $10 billion of equity capital for eight opportunistic investment vehicles, one value-add investment vehicle and five co-investment vehicles. Rockport also has invested in approximately $38 billion of real estate in 42 states and 18 foreign countries.
Prior to co-founding Westbrook, William was a Managing Director in the real estate group of Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, which he joined in 1979.
He has served as a Director on the Boards of several public and private companies, as well as not-for-profit organizations including Princeton University and Princeton University Investment Company. He received an A.B. in 1974 from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979.