William Skelley seems to be making a name for himself in the real estate world. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Hobart College. He was recently named a member of Next Generation of Real Estate Leaders. The group will be holding its first annual dinner at the Columbus Citizens Foundation in New York City. The association is being organized by Michael Stoler who is the Managing Director of Madison realty Capital and also hosts “The Stoler Report: NY’s Business Report. The show, gives insight into the real estate trends in United States and specifically New York City. It brings aboard top real estate executives who have wealth of experience and knowledge. The executives are drawn from top real estate firms such as Merrill Lynch, CIT, Kushner Companies, Bank of America, Cushman and Wakefield and Carlyle Group. Michael Stoler has invited William Skelley to take part in an episode of The Stoler Report in the spring of 2016. During the show, William Skelley will be joined by a couple of well-known real estate executives such as Paul Braungart who is the founder of Regional Capital Group.
Skelley entered the world of real estate crown funding early in his career. This was when the real estate industry got reprieve after a ruling of Title II of the JOBS Act was made in their favor. William Skelley had established an investment banking firm prior to creating iFunding. The investment bank was able to underwrite real estate transactions worth over $2 billion and accumulating financing in large amounts. William Skelley started his career at Rose Park Advisors which was a hedge fund created by a Harvard Business School Professor. General Electric also greatly benefited from William Skelley expertise when he worked there as an advisor on start-ups.
iFunding is a real estate crown funding platform according to Crowdfunder. The platform seeks to raise funds and facilitate debt acquisition for real estate properties. The properties catered for by crown funding are such as family residences, apartment towers, retail locations, malls, hotels and resorts, single-family homes and condominium estates. Through iFunding, real estate investors are able to make well informed investment decisions as low as $ 5,000. iFunding offers credible real estate deals by ensuring transparency from both real estate developers and investors. One can join iFunding by creating an account which gives one an opportunity to view properties that have already been vetted by iFunding team. But be sure to follow Skelley on Twitter for iFunding updates. There’s also the Facebook, where they hold Q&A sessions with interested investors pretty frequently.