LEADERSHIP

GLOBAL EXECUTIVES

WILLIAM (BILL) DOHERTY

Chief Executive Officer

KATE KAMINSKI

Chief Operating Officer

REBECCA BRUCE

Chief Financial Officer

RYAN KRETSCHMER

Executive Vice President, Law

TODD WOODHEAD

Executive Vice President, Capital Markets

PAUL MEGLER

Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management & Strategic Relationships

ED HADLEY

Executive Vice President, Real Estate

MATT KEISTER

Senior Vice President, Business Development

TONY DEEGAN

Senior Vice President

CLARA CHONG

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

HECTOR MEZA

Vice President, Real Estate Transactions

REAL ESTATE ASSET MANAGEMENT TEAM

BARRY DLUZEN

Executive Vice President, Land,

DAVID PETER

Executive Vice President, Special Projects

ANTHONY SPARROW

Senior Vice President,
Tennessee, Georgia and Carolinas

ADAM MORMAN

Senior Vice President,
Virgina and Maryland

ROB NIXON

Senior Vice President,
Arizona and Canada

MIKE DOHERTY

Senior Vice President, Land

RICK HARCROW

General Manager,
Florida

PRICE NOSKY

General Manager,
California

DAVID CARROLL

General Manager,
South Texas

BRAD WILEY

Senior Land Acquisition Manager

ASIA EXECUTIVES

GARY TOM

President, Asia

STANLEY KUNG

Chief Operating Officer,
Asia

JAMES BUCHANAN

Senior Vice President,
Singapore

NORTH ASIA EXECUTIVES

BLINGI CHAN

Vice President,
Sales and Business Development

NANCY CHAN

Vice President,
Sales and Business Development

BERLINDA CHENG

Vice President,
Sales and Business Development

ALICE FONG

Vice President, Institutional Sales – Capital Markets (APAC)

MATTHEW LEE

Regional Vice President, Sales and Business Development

CATHERINE LIN

Investment Product Director

SALINA LU

Vice President,
Business Development, Mainland China

FLORENCE YUEN

Vice President,
Sales and Business Development

ATHENA CHEUNG

Vice President, Operations and Training

JAMIE LAM

Vice President, Investment Strategy

RONALD YAN

Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Communications

SOUTH ASIA EXECUTIVES

FENNY MAYNARD

Senior Vice President, Sales, Singapore

MARK LU

Vice President,
Business Development

MIDDLE EAST EXECUTIVE

TIM HAYWOOD

General Manager, Regional Vice President,
Middle East & Africa
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As the CEO of Walton Global, William (Bill) Doherty has been central to the company’s strategic direction over the past two decades. His pioneering guidance has propelled the expansion of Walton’s investment activities, launching the company’s US, Asian and European operations. Under his leadership, Walton has become a leading North American real estate investment and development group. Mr. Doherty oversees the company’s continued involvement in land use planning and development, and is deeply involved in forging Walton’s alliances with leading international investment banks, broker-dealers, financial advisors and institutional investors.

Kate Kaminski is Chief Operating Officer of Walton Global. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company and ensuring that all systems, resources and people are in place to achieve Walton’s goals. Prior to joining Walton in 2007, Ms. Kaminski worked in sales and marketing for new homebuilder Elite Communities in Phoenix, Arizona, and was involved in strategic sales development and communications for a major US retailer.

Rebecca Bruce is Chief Financial Officer for the Walton Global with over 15 years of experience. She manages financial strategy and the accounting, audit, treasury and tax functions with a team of professional accountants. Ms. Bruce joined Walton in 2009 as Corporate Controller and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Finance and Accounting in 2014. Prior to joining Walton, Ms. Bruce was a Manager in the Assurance and Advisory Business Services practice for Ernst & Young, LLP, where she articled and received her Chartered Accountant designation.

Ryan J. Kretschmer is executive vice president, Law & General Counsel, for Walton Global. Mr. Kretschmer, who joined Walton in 2011, manages and provides advice with respect to legal affairs in and relating to the U.S. Prior to joining Walton, he practiced corporate, securities and real estate law with an international law firm in Phoenix, Arizona.

Todd Woodhead is executive vice president of Capital Markets. He oversees United States business operations, maintains and grows client and partner relationships, and assists in the execution of investment strategies. Prior to joining Walton, Mr. Woodhead was a regional sales manager for a Fortune 500 high tech firm in California, where he managed both the financial and high-tech markets.

Paul Megler is executive vice president, Portfolio Management & Strategic Partnerships. He leads the growth of the company’s homebuilding and build-to-rent (BTR) partner relationships working with the asset management team on new acquisitions and sales within the exisiting Walton portfolio. In addition, Mr. Megler assists with institutional capital raising efforts for the Walton funds globally.

Prior to joining Walton, Mr. Megler served as Vice President, Real Estate & Business Development at KB Home (NYSE: KBH) where his focus was mergers and acquisitions, national land strategy and strategic relationships. He was also a Managing Director with JMP Securities, LLC where he specialized in real estate investment banking for homebuilders, land developers and single family rental companies.

Mr. Megler holds a Master of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and Bachelor of Science degrees in accounting and management information systems from Miami University.

Ed Hadley is executive vice president of Builder Land Acquisition. Mr. Hadley’s role is focused on acquiring land on behalf of U.S. homebuilder partners using Walton’s Builder Land Financing strategy to support the building community’s growing interest to control future lot inventory. He works collaboratively with builders to allocate more of their capital to development and vertical construction, and helps manage the ongoing trend of housing demand outpacing lot supply by delivering land inventory to meet the demand.

Mr. Hadley is advancing Walton’s Builder Land Financing to be an industry leader in land option financing and an integral part of the U.S. homebuilding equation. With more than 12 years of experience in the homebuilding and real estate industry, Mr. Hadley held various senior-level roles throughout his career including senior vice president, West Region, USA at Walton and vice president of Land Acquisition and Entitlement at William Lyon and John Laing Homes in Arizona.

Matt Keister is the senior vice president of Business Development. His primary responsibilities include the expansion and implementation of new initiatives throughout Walton Global.

Matt originally joined Walton in 2004, where he established the company’s first U.S. office in Phoenix, Arizona. He was also responsible for developing strategic partnerships throughout the country while growing the operation as Chief Operating Officer and then President of Walton USA. In 2015, Matt moved into a global leadership role where he supported various regions in their growth and product development. Matt left Walton in 2017 to pursue other opportunities and rejoined the organization in May 2021.

Matt’s previous experience includes living and working in Hong Kong and Beijing where he was responsible for the sales and marketing of a regional sports management firm overseeing events throughout Asia. During that time, Matt supported the establishment of the Chinese National Basketball Association and led the operations for the league which had 8 teams throughout mainland China in its inaugural year.

Tony joined Walton in 2001 as an Account Manager in Canada responsible for the Sales and Marketing of the Walton Land Investments. Included in his responsibilities was the training, marketing and operations. His role was in seeking new partners and raising capital for equity investments in future projects, collaborated with Walton Global and Walton Development and Management L.P. and Mr. Deegan also was responsible for promoting Walton’s prospectus-based products to IIROC brokers in Western Canada. Tony has held a variety of senior-level positions within the company. Prior to taking on his current role, most recently was COO for Walton in South East Asia from April 2018 and President of Walton International Group (Canada) from May 2015 to April 2018. Tony has also held senior-level positions in Channel Development, Operations, Marketing and Sales.

Prior to joining Walton, Tony has held a variety of sales and marketing-based roles for major companies as an account manager for Christie Brown & Co. a division of Nabisco from 1991-1995, and as an Account Manager at Lipton, a division of Unilever Canada from 1995-2001.

Clara Chong is the senior vice president of Human Resources leading the Human Resources (HR) department for the Walton Global for North America responsible for recruitment, payroll, benefits and commission payments. She provides overall guidance to the operational activities of the organization while collaborating with the various entities within the organization. In addition to her primary role, Clara is a Privacy Officer ensuring compliance with Walton’s privacy policy and applicable privacy legislation, she is also a notary public and a mortgage broker for the Walton Group of Companies.

Clara joined Walton in 1993. Since that time, she held various positions within the company including Director of Asia Operations and General Manager for Walton’s Hong Kong office; she played a key role in helping build Walton’s administrative operations in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining Walton, Clara held senior office administration positions in many well-known, multinational companies in Asia including a major trading company, a petroleum manufacturing company and a travel agency.

Raised and educated in Hong Kong, Clara received a Master of Business Administration from Asia International Open University.

Hector Meza is the vice president of Real Estate Transactions for Walton. In this role, Hector assists with the review of diligence material for real estate acquisitions and dispositions. He also manages the title and escrow process for all real estate transactions and real estate finance transactions pertaining to U.S. properties. Hector has been with Walton since 2008 and has 23 years of prior experience working with a national title company.

In his role as executive vice president of land, Barry Dluzen is responsible for the identification of potential target lands in the United States and oversight of a team that generates market analysis, financial modeling, due diligence review, competitive intelligence and management of land acquisitions from feasibility through closing.

Mr. Dluzen brings more than 25 years of experience in the residential building and development industry to his position at Walton.

David L. Peter is executive vice president, Special Projects. David oversees a variety of large and complex assets across the Walton portfolio together with the Asset Management and Executive teams.

Prior to joining Walton, David served in a variety of key leadership roles as President of two Divisions of the Republic Family of Companies and as Chief Operating Officer of Geosam Capital US, both prolific and diversified private development platforms, where he led complex entitlements, transaction structuring and operations. Most recently, David was Vice President and Chief Development Officer for WBW Development, a vertically-integrated Texas-based finished lot development enterprise, where he helped to dramatically grow the portfolio and pipeline while expanding homebuilder relationships.

David holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the George Washington University and Juris Doctor degree from the Antonin Scalia School of Law at George Mason University. He is also a member of the Virginia State Bar and has been involved in a variety of advisory and volunteer boards.

Anthony Sparrow is senior vice president for Tennessee and Georgia. With a resume that includes more than 35 years of real estate and business management experience, Mr. Sparrow is a key member of Walton’s U.S. team. Prior to joining Walton, he served as Vice President of Development of the $1.5 billion North Carolina Research Campus for Castle and Cooke. In 2008, he formed Harvest Real Estate Advisors, where he placed or developed more than 1,000 residential lots. Mr. Sparrow also served as an executive at Crescent Resources, LLC, a development company in Georgia.

Adam Morman is senior vice president in the Mid-Atlantic region. Mr. Morman brings 20 years of experience in land planning and real estate development to his role at Walton, where he oversees 29 land assets on 14,000 acres of land across Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. A licensed landscape architect and land planner, he previously worked as a Development Project Manager with Knott Realty Group, a commercial real estate firm in Baltimore, Maryland.

Rob Nixon is senior vice president, Canada. Mr. Nixon is responsible for Walton’s Canadian land assets, which includes pre-development land, residential and industrial master plan developments. He is responsible for leading the asset management and administration process in Canada from acquisition to disposition, including planning, design, engineering and construction. Mr. Nixon brings 15 years of experience in real estate construction, engineering and planning experience to Walton. Prior to joining Walton, he worked as a heavy equipment operator designing and constructing roads and recreational areas in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Mike Doherty is senior vice president, Land. He is responsible for land acquisitions in Florida and Georgia. Mr. Doherty finds and researches potential properties for Walton in these southern American states. He began his career with Walton in 1992, and has experience working in the company’s offices in both Hong Kong and Singapore.

Rick Harcrow is General Manager, Florida region.  Mr. Harcrow is responsible for Walton’s Florida land assets including pre-development land,  planned developments and is instrumental in working collaboratively with homebuilder partners.  He is responsible for leading the asset management process from acquisition to disposition. His professional background includes more than 25 years of real estate and development management experience.   

Prior to joining Walton, he served as regional president for GreenPointe Holdings, LLC overseeing the  fast growing Florida West Coast market.  He also served as sr. vice president for Newland Real Estate Group, LLC managing projects and operations throughout the southeastern US.   Mr. Harcrow holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree and specializes in complex land planning and development matters.

Price Nosky is a General Manager, California

In this role, Mr. Nosky is responsible for the activities related to asset management in California including supporting the entitlement and acquisition process for residential, commercial and industrial projects including both new acquisitions and exiting developments.  He also collaborates with governmental agencies, landowners, farmers, project consultants, attorneys and other stakeholders.

Mr. Nosky joined the Walton in 2020. Prior to joining Walton, Mr. Nosky was vice president of Land Acquisition and Development for LGI Homes for the Arizona and New Mexico Divisions. His responsibilities included oversight of the land operations for LGI, comprised of land acquisition, land development and land entitlements. Price was ultimately accountable for the management of the land and development component for LGI’s 500 home-per-year operation.

David Carroll is general manager for South Central Texas. Since entering the real estate profession Mr. Carroll has been involved in the development of over $15.8 billion in assets within the United States markets. He has participated at various levels in the development and construction of multiple commercial mixed use assets and over 6000+ residential units in a 41 year tenure totaling more than 32.5 million square feet.

Mr. Carroll has also performed due diligence and market explorations throughout the United States and Europe and is available as a guest lecturer for real estate practicums around the globe.

As a guest speaker Mr. Carroll offers presentations on the economic value of design, urban planning and building a learn lead teach culture. His dedicated experience in the master planning, architectural programming and capital improvements of mixed use projects to encourage future growth and economic sustainability while maximizing land values, one acre at a time, are unsurpassed.

In his role as senior land acquisition manager, Brad Wiley is responsible for the identification and consummation of land acquisitions in Texas and Arizona. He is responsible for identifying acquisitions, negotiating land contracts, financial modeling, the management of consultants during due diligence and coordinating land closings. Mr. Wiley brings more than 20 years of experience in residential development to Walton.

Gary Tom is President of Walton International Group Limited in Asia. He is responsible for all Asia operations and offices, including strategic planning, establishing business relationships, budgets, and sales revenues. He has been with the Walton group of companies for over 20 years and before that worked in the oil and gas industry for 9 years. His formal education comprises of separate degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He previously held licenses to market securities, mortgages and real estate in Canada.

With more than 19 years of experience in Walton Asia operations, Stanley Kung is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership to the Operations Team. He guides departments as diverse as client services, finance, marketing, investment services, IT, and land services. In 2018, his role was expanded to include business development, particularly institutional and joint venture partnerships.

Stanley holds a Masters in Financial Management from London University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Ottawa, Canada.

James Buchanan is Senior Vice President of Walton Singapore. He is responsible for southeast Asia regional operations based out of the Singapore office. James has been with the Walton Group of Companies for over 14 years, based in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore. Prior to joining Walton, James spent 8 years in Tokyo working in asset management, media and telecoms. He graduated from the University of Sheffield in the UK with a BA in Japanese and Korean Studies.

Blingi Chan is the Vice President, Sales and Business Development of Walton North Asia. She is responsible for expanding Walton’s business channels and maintaining relationship with business partners in Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Blingi joined Walton in 2003 bringing in her banking and financial experience to the company. Prior to joining Walton, Blingi worked at Ernst & Young and various equity trust companies where she gained her experience in Accounting and Trade Finance. She also worked in various retail and merchant banks suck as HSBC, Kleinwort Benson and CIC-Union Europeenne.

Blingi holds a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University and a Master of Science in Finance from University of London. She is also an Associate of The Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and a Certified Facilitator.

With over 31 years of experience in real estate, Nancy is currently the Vice President of Sales and Business Development of Walton Hong Kong, responsible for managing business activities, training and development of Walton’s distribution channels in Hong Kong.

Prior to joining Walton in 2002, Nancy worked in finance and compliance functions in the hedge fund industry.

Nancy started her career as a legal executive and became the Head of Conveyance Department after serving 11 years in a Hong Kong based legal firm. She is experienced in transaction closing, title search and registration for new communities’ development, properties and mortgage, tenancy matters and probate. 

Belinda Cheng is the Regional Vice President , Sales & Business Development, Taiwan.

She began her career with Walton in 2003 and her role is to develop business opportunities through distribution channels in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She established Walton Taiwan office in 2020 and is responsible for overseeing the business activities and expansion of the market.

Belinda holds a Master Degree of Business and Administration from Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Alice joined Walton in October 2020 as Vice President, Institutional Sales – Capital Market (APAC). In her role , she leads and executes fund raising strategy and cultivates Walton’s brand recognition within the institutional market in the APAC region. Since joining Walton, Alice assists Walton in establishing relationships with institutional clients and will continue to work on various fund products for the company.

Prior to joining Walton, Alice held senior roles in various real estate asset managment, wealth management company and real estate consulting firms in China, Singapore and Hong Kong. She has over 20 years’ experience relating to the full cycle of real estate development, particularly in finance, capital markets, real estate investment and asset management.

Alice holds a Bachlor Degree of Business Administration, Finance from the Simon Fraser University of Canada.

Matthew Lee is the Regional Vice President of Sales and Business Development in Walton North Asia.

Matthew joined Walton in 2002. With past experience in the real estate and investment industry, he has been successfully formulating overseas asset allocation planning to individual clients and institutional investors for more than 20 years.

Catherine Lin is the Investment Product Director of Walton Taiwan Branch office. She is responsible for supervising the operations and maintaining relationships with financial institutions and partners for Walton Taiwan.

Catherine joined Walton in 2020 and helped setting up the Walton Taiwan Branch office. She has over 20 years of professional experience in banking and capital market, specializing in investment product strategy, ownership structure, financial statement analysis, private equity, and real estate investment.

Catherine obtained her master’s degree in finance from National Central University (Taiwan). In addition, she has more than 15 international professional licenses, including futures securities, investment trusts, wealth management, and real estate.

Salina Lu is the Vice President of Business Development of Walton China. She focuses on business development, maintains and grows clients and partner relationships and setting business development strategy for mainland China. Salina joined the company in 2018 with over 13 years of experience in overseas asset allocation and analysis and started promoting Walton’s pre-development land products since 2011. Prior to joining Walton, Salina worked with a number of international financial institutions. Salina holds a Master Degree of Business Administration from Queen Margaret University.

 

Florence  Yuen is the Vice President of Sales and Business Development of Walton North Asia. She is responsible for executing and planning of sales strategy, establishing and maintaining business channels.

Florence joined Walton in 1992.  Since then, she held various positions within the company, such as Division Manager and Head of Sales. During her various positions, she helped leading and building the sales and business development team’s structure in Southeast Asia.

Prior to joining Walton, Florence served as a Branch Sales Manager for a leading real estate agency in Hong Kong, focused on overseas real estate investment and immigration services for regions such as Mainland China, Portugal, Australia, Canada and the United States.  Florence also participated in the establishment of over 19 schools (in which 3 of them sponsored by Walton) for the underprivileged children in poverty regions in Mainland China. 

Athena is responsible for driving collaboration and ensuring effective day-to-day operations for all departments supporting the northeast Asia regional operations and sales activities.

Her role is focused on prioritizing objectives and implementing scalable solutions to achieve organizational goals by refining policy and procedures, optimizing resources and operating systems, and ensuring training is appropriately handled on a company-wide level.

Athena joined Walton in 2010 and holds a Masters in Biochemistry from the University of Bath.

Jamie Lam is the Vice President of Investment Strategy.

Jamie has over 15 years of experience in real estate private equity, asset management and portfolio management. Prior to joining Walton, he worked as an investment analyst at a specialist real estate asset manager and as a portfolio manager at a large Asia based family office. He is a CFA charterholder.

Ronald is the Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Communications of Walton North Asia. He is responsible for leading and executing product marketing and communication strategies to advance Walton’s mission and goals, overseeing marketing operations, providing support to sales and business development activities. He also ensures efficient dissemination of information across digital platforms and other communication medium.

Ronald joined Walton in 2013 and held various roles. He holds a Masters in Language Studies from the City University of Hong Kong and is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

As Senior Vice President of Sales, Fenny is responsible for leading Walton’s ASEAN sales team. Fenny’s role is focused on training, planning, execution of sales strategy and opening new markets. Fenny joined Walton in 2003 and has a strong track record in sales and business development. Prior to Walton, Fenny had a successful career as an electrical engineer with a multinational corporation. Fenny graduated from Nanyang Technology University as an ASEAN scholar with a B. Eng. (hons).

Mark Lu is the Vice President for Business Development. His role includes growing the Institution client case at Walton International. His prior experience includes Private Equity as well as Wealth Management.

Mark earned his Masters of Science in Wealth Management at Singapore Management University and had stints at the University of Saint Gallen as well as Yale University in New Haven. He is also an accredited Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst

Tim has over 20 years in Financial Services and Real Estate, including the last 13 years with The Walton Group of Companies. Prior to joining Walton, Tim managed a book of private clients in Hong Kong, working for a regional Wealth Management firm. After 18 years in Hong Kong where he started his career with Walton, Tim relocated to Dubai in August 2019 to establish Walton’s first Middle East office, which also serves the African continent. Tim is responsible for overseeing the business activities, strategic planning and expansion of Walton’s distribution channels and liaising with media partners and other service providers to enhance Walton’s regional presence.