Senior Managing Director

Northern California


Will Thompson rejoined Trammell Crow Residential as Senior Managing Director of the Northern California Division in 2015. Previously, as a co-founder of Thompson | Dorfman Partners, LLC, a Mill Valley-based developer of in-fill and mixed-use multifamily projects, he led the development and implementation of corporate strategies. Prior to founding TDP, he was Executive Vice President of Irvine Apartment Communities from 1997 to 1999, directing all activities of the apartment REIT’s California Division and creating a $1 billion development pipeline. Previously, he was a co-founder and President of Thompson Residential Company. Will also served as the Northern California Partner of Trammell Crow Residential from 1984 to 1995.

Prior to joining Trammell Crow Residential, Will was with Regis Homes Company, a Southern California-based apartment investment and development firm. As Executive Vice President of Regis, he was responsible for Northern California development activities and apartment investments in four western states. He has also held management positions with Citicorp Real Estate and James W. Rouse Company.

Will obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Claremont McKenna College and served four years as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard before obtaining his M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School. He is an associate member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and a member of Lambda Alpha International, an honorary land use economics society. He also serves on the board of NatureBridge Yosemite, which provides environmental education for 10,000 school children annually in Yosemite National Park.

This overview is designed to introduce Crow Holdings and its various operating companies. Crow Holdings Capital is a U.S. SEC registered investment adviser and is the manager to the Crow Holdings Capital Funds. Maple Capital Management, L.L.C. is a U.S. SEC registered investment adviser and is the manager of the Crow Holdings Industrial Build-to-Hold Fund. Crow Holdings Capital, Trammell Crow Residential and Crow Holdings Industrial are operated separately and independently from one another with separate senior leadership and investment committees. SEC registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training.