Boardroom After Hours with John Williams, Avanath Capital Management
*Program only for Young Leaders*
Join your fellow Young Leaders for an intimate conversation with John Williams, President and CIO, Avanath Capital and current ULI Orange County/Inland Empire Chair. Enjoy beers and bourbon while learning how John got to where he is today and his advice on how to succeed in a land development profession.
ULI Member – $30 online | $40 onsite
Non-Member – $50 online | $60 onsite
Non-members email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
John R. Williams, President and Chief Investment Officer, Avanath Capital Management
John R. Williams is President and Chief Investment Officer of Avanath Capital Management (“Avanath”), an institutional fund manager that specializes in affordable and workforce housing investments throughout the U.S.
In his role, Williams spearheads the firm’s portfolio acquisitions, capital formation, investor relations and fund management. Since joining Avanath, Williams has directed the closing of two institutional investment funds totaling over $300 million of capital, comprised of equity commitments primarily from pension funds, endowments, foundations, banks, life insurance companies, and family offices.
Since its inception, Avanath has acquired and renovated 40 affordable housing communities and expanded its national portfolio into 17 different markets. The firm currently manages over $1 billion in assets and focuses on generating attractive risk-adjusted returns for its investors.
Williams graduated from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design Executive Program, and earned his B.S. in finance from Duquesne University.
He is active in the real estate industry, serving as a Governor of the Urban Land Institute (ULI); Past Chairman of the ULI Silver Multi-Family Council; a member of the Executive Committee of the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC); and an Advisory Board Member of the Duquesne University Business School.
Williams is also a frequent speaker at national real estate conferences sponsored by ULI, Harvard Business School, and the University of California, Berkeley, among others.